December 2021 'SECRET CITIES' Magazine

By: Shanleigh Klassen

Cover photo designed by Melanie Demmer

Pack a bag, we're heading into uncharted lands!

OwlCrate Jr 'SECRET CITIES' box featured all sorts of goodies inspired by some of our favourite literary locales. From Oz to Narnia, and all sorts of secret places in-between, take a look through our December 2021 monthly magazine for an interview with our featured author, a secret cities matching game, community interviews, and more!

Scroll down to check out each page individually, or click here to download the complete magazine. 

Be warned — spoilers ahead!


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Thanks so much to Kate O'Hearn for this great interview where we got to chat about the inspiration behind Escape from Atlantis, mythological lands of fantasy, and hints about book two!


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Test your secret city knowledge with this matching game!

Download PDF here.

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For this month's Community Corner, we interviewed Rosie from @fivelittlebirds, a homeschooling mother of five!

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Don't forget about our Photo Challenge and OwlBabble! 

The 'SECRET CITIES' photo challenge is happening now over on Instagram. From January 18th - 23rd there will be a new prompt each day for the following six days and all you have to do is snap a photo of your box, add the tag #ocjrcities, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a free OwlCrate Jr box!

And don't forget to tune in for our OwlBabble live chat with Kate O'Hearn on Friday, January 21st at 10:30 AM PST / 1:30 PM EST on Instagram Live!

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 As always, thanks so much to the team that puts together monthly magazines, designer Michelle Gray and artist Melanie Demmer!

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