Honest History is the adventure magazine for young historians. Explore tales from Chinese pirates to real-life spies to space travel and beyond. Each issue is carefully crafted to spark a child's imagination and provide hours of entertainment and learning.

"I got a subscription for my 6 and 9 year old niece and nephew and they LOVE IT! It's a fun and educational resource made just for them. Definitely made me the favorite aunt!” — Chelsea B.

"Received my editions of Honest History this week. What an immersive, inclusive, and interactive way for kids to learn history! The artists who create this masterpiece every quarter are serving a craft lesson in voice, design, and audience." — Kristine C.


* STORIES - We carefully research each topic with a journalistic approach to presenting information in a fun and factual manner. Kids love learning about true stories and we’re committed to ensuring we use the best research available in our magazine.
* ILLUSTRATIONS - Scroll through each story to find gorgeous illustrations that bring each story to life. Every issue is filled with illustrations created by the best artists from around the world.
* DIY ACTIVITIES - Ever wanted to learn how to smuggle a secret message? How about create your own electrical circuit? Learn this and more with the fun DIY activities in each issue that help kids not just learn about a topic, but engage with the topic in a hands-on way.
* MORE CONTENT - Already a print subscriber or can’t get enough of the content in each issue? Find exclusive content written for parents and kids that dives deeper into each topic we cover.


Download each issue to your mobile device or tablet and you can take each adventure with you on adventures of your own. Perfect for a road trip or long flight.

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- Monthly Subscription ($7.99)

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
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5 Ratings

Shanibird11 ,

Not so great— lacking diversity

I was hoping from the title that honest history meant a fair account of the world — to balance the emphasis on western/Europe. But alas— this is just another account of the world from a European centric perspective— and one is about China. Hopefully this will change.

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