Discover How It Works Illustrated

From the makers of How It Works: a fun, accessible magazine for young readers launches 31 July – free preview!


With fun, easy-to-understand explanations and wonderful artwork to amaze the eye, How It Works Illustrated is everything kids love about learning in one monthly manual-sized magazine. Each issue is dedicated to explaining all you need to know about one fascinating topic, from ancient Rome to space exploration and beyond.

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Especially designed for younger readers, How It Works Illustrated is a travel-sized, 132-page volume packed with engaging and education stories about the world around us, along with mind-blowing puzzles, challenges and quizzes to stimulate young minds.

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In issue one, How It Works Illustrated charts the complete history of the world, from the first spark of the Big Bang to the present day. You can discover how big the dinosaurs were, get to know the Vikings, as well as learn how we landed on the Moon. It’s an ideal reference for parents and children alike, with hundreds of facts on vital school curriculum topics to nourish enquiring minds.

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Explore and discover the world we live in and beyond with the first issue of How It Works Illustrated, the new science magazine for younger readers, on sale from newsagents and supermarkets from 31 July, priced £6.99.