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11 Dec

Highlights for Children February 1972 (Magazine Cover)

 

Highlights for Children, often referred to simply as Highlights, is an American children’s magazine. It began publication in June 1946, started by Garry Cleveland Myers and his wife Caroline Clark Myers in Honesdale, Pennsylvania (the present location of its editorial office).[1] They both worked for another children’s magazine, Children’s Activities, for 12 years before leaving to start Highlights. Since its inception Highlights has carried the slogan “Fun with a Purpose”.

The company is now based in Columbus, Ohio,[2] and owns book publishers Zaner-Bloser, Stenhouse Publishers, Staff Development for Educators and Boyds Mills Press. Highlights has surpassed one billion copies in print. Highlights, High Five, and Hello magazines do not carry any third-party advertising or commercial messages.

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