Small Wonder is looking for: 

Illustrations | Photography | Short Stories | Kids’ Activity Pages | Recipes 

The theme for Small Wonder No. 5 is HANDS. Here are some topics to get your ideas flowing: sign language, hand shadows, cat's cradle, patty-cake games, palmistry, fingerprint… or perhaps you have another hand-related idea.

Please email your idea — a few sentences explaining your concept   and a link to current work, if available to

Deadline: August 14, 2020


We receive many submissions; only those selected will be contacted. Our goal is to select a wide range of perspectives and aesthetics on the given theme. If your idea wasn't selected for this issue it doesn't mean we didn't like it. Please consider submitting ideas for upcoming issues.

Unfortunately, we can't afford to provide monetary compensation at this time. You will, however, receive a copy of the issue your work is in. Plus we a will promote you and your work wherever we go.

Thank you for your interest in contributing and for taking the time to do so.  We look forward to seeing your ideas!