01: Our Launch Issue

It's our first-ever issue, produced with gratitude for everyone who supported us on Kickstarter, making Kazoo the highest-funded journalism campaign in crowdfunding history. 

For: Girls, 5 to 12, who aren't afraid to make some noise

Highlights: Build a DIY twig boat, learn how to draw a cat from Alison Bechdel, marvel at shooting stars, make yummy ice pops, do some neato science experiments, read a short story about two girls and their grandmother in Paris, read a comic about the fastest girl in the world, go on a beach scavenger hunt. Plus: Games, activities, a maze and more.

Featured experts: swimmer Diana Nyad, comedian Cameron Esposito, artist Mickalene Thomas, former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jacqueline Woodson, marine biologist Christie Wilcox, big wave surfer Maya Gabeira, mechanical engineer Karen Flack, boatbuilder Gail McGarva, cosmochemist Meenakshi Wadhwa, chef Fany Gerson, artist Mosstika 

Short story contributor: Caldecott Medal winner Doreen Cronin

Comic contributor: New York Times bestseller Lucy Knisley 

Specs: 56 full-color pages, no ads.