New mini-beast magazine for mini-people

OK, so you’ve just missed National Insect Week this year, but fear not! You’ve still got loads of time to take a peek at Instar, a great new – free – online insect magazine for kids aged 7 upwards. (You can click on the image below to read it.)

I especially recommend your perusing pages 18 to 21, where not only will you be able to read a couple of my insect poems (from my award-winning minibeast poetry book Buzzing!) but you’ll also find my tips to help you write your own poems inspired by insects.

Instar magazine is brought to you by the Royal Entomological Society – who know a thing or two about insects! – and contains loads of fascinating articles.


Oh, and feel free to send me any insect poems you write. I’d love to see what you think it feels like to be a particular insect …

Anneliese Emmans – Bringing poetry to life

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