SPIDER Magazine October 2023


Wise wizards and modern-day magicians have tricks up their sleeves. Crafty cats charm with surprising special powers. A clever kid makes an invisibility cloak to outsmart monsters, while real animals use nature’s invisibility cloak—camouflage—to fool their enemies.

Front Cover by Tony Ross


Cats, magic, and magic cats make up this enchanted edition of SPIDER Magazine. From stories about magicians to magic tricks you can learn yourself, to real-life animals who seem to make magic, SPIDER is full of tricks, surprises, and cats. 


Cat stories, cat poems, and insights will have you feline fine, while the magical elements will spark your imagination, creativity, and sense of wonder. Don’t miss the powerful popcorn potion for a magical treat, or the real-life animals who can magically disappear! Learn the science behind a “magic trick” that will impress your friends and make your own hocus-pocus wallet. 


Enjoy features including:

·         How to Choose a Human by Fluffy Kangas

·         Doodlebug & Dandelion by Pamela Dell

·         Powerful Popcorn Potion by Percival the Wonder Wizard

·         For Those Big Jobs by Diana Murray

·         Camouflage: Invisibility Cloaks for Animals by Alexandra Loewen

·         Freaky Force Field by Ruth Donnelly

·         Unmagical Cat by Siena Leslie

·         The Black Cat by Rolli

·         Fabulous Frederic by Peggy Thorne

·         Hocus-Pocus Wallet byLoek Koopmans

·         Magical Mischief by Jane Dippold


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.