SPIDER Magazine May-June 2023


Discover how African talking drums tell stories. Drumming brings some neighbors together in celebration and tears others apart with the nonstop noise. One kid worries about every little thing, while another doesn’t even worry about the tiger outside his door.

Front Cover by Daniel Miyares


 Ready to travel the world through stories? 


Get to know Ghana, kick back with a Korean folk tale, discover a fun phrase in a new language, AND learn how to make Korean watermelon punch, a tiger mask, and a drum – all of this and more in this edition of SPIDER Magazine. Spider and friends show up to add a bit of colorful conversations under the stories, so you actually get two stories in one! Gorgeous images and charming illustrations round out this perfectly perfect edition of SPIDER Magazine. 


Enjoy features including:

·         So Talented by Becky J. Radtke

·         Listen to the Story of the Drum by Heather Seftel-Kirk

·         Roaring with Laughter by Ty Gur

·         Grim Swim by Stacey Lane

·         The Tiger and the Persimmon by Korena Di Roma Howley

·         Bug Adventure by Michael Chesworth

·         Korean Watermelon Punch by Jaime Kim

·         Mr. Xi’s Fruit Trees by Helle Sun

·         Work in Progress by Tricia Torrible 

Regular features of SPIDER Magazine include Spider’s Corner, Spider’s Mailbox, Ophelia’s Last Word, Bug Adventure, Buggy Bulletin, The Fun Zone, Mind-Buggler, and Spider and the Gang.