Best Magazines


Expert judges and child testers have selected the most engaging books, magazines, apps, software, video games and websites for this year's National Parenting Publications Awards Gold Winners. This list will help you find the right gifts this holiday season.

The books start out for infants and then go up to above age 12.

Find all the gifts your kids will love among the NAPPA Gold and Honors winners featured at, where you can also shop for these products online.

By Helen Foster James and Rubin Pfeffer



This magazine is packed with comics, puzzles, animals, crafts and jokes. Owlkids; $5.25 an issue, $29.99 for a one-year subscription (10 issues);; ages 6-9.


Discovery Girls

A wide range of topics, from serious to fun, are presented. Discovery Girls Inc.; $4.99 an issue, $19.95 for a one-year subscription (six issues);; girls ages 8 and up.


Highlights Puzzlemania

This publication is filled with puzzles. Highlights for Children; $5.95 an issue, $2.67 an issue plus postage for subscriptions;; ages 7 and up.

Kids Eat Chicago

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