Here is an update on the upcoming new digital companion to BAZOOF! magazine called ABAJUB!
Well, this has been a very fun and learning process, putting together BAZOOF!’s first digi-mag. It has taken longer to complete than expected but will be well worth the wait!
The first copy will be FREE to everyone through the Pocket Mags and will launch December 15th, 2017.
ABAJUB is a custom designed digi-mag to be read on any device. It carries the same themes as BAZOOF! being: Live Healthy. Build Character. Express Yourself. but will have some new twists and a different feel! There are interactive elements with video, pop-up reading, links for sharing comments and more. An entertainment section includes book, movie, and game reviews, unique to ABAJUB.
Situation: Glad to see everybody here! I’m Blake and if you’re new, this is where we talk about what to do in different situations. It’s a lot of fun, and can be very helpful. Often things happen very quickly and we don’t have a lot of time to think. My pages are to help you be prepared to know what to do. What would you do if you were standing alone at a bus stop or a street corner, and a stranger pulled up in a vehicle. They motion to you that they want to speak to you or start being friendly towards you. What would be the right choice or the wrong choice, and why? Continue reading
by TeLeni Koochin
I knew I always wanted to be a mom. Growing up in a family with seven children, I never saw life complete any other way. Even being a parent this long, I can still feel sometimes like I’m just playing house— especially when I hear the clothes dryer going, the lawn mover humming outside, or the smell of mop water as I’m cleaning floors. Continue reading
by Tania Staniscia
One day a friend and I stayed after school to help our teacher tidy the classroom. When we finished wiping the chalkboard, I told my friend I would walk home with her even though it wasn’t my usual route.
My mom cautioned me never to walk the direction my friend lived, because it was a high traffic area. Despite her warning, I ignored Mom’s advice. Continue reading
How would you like to wear your pajamas to the park or to school every day? How about wearing a tuque on your head no matter what the weather is outside? If you think that would be fun or interesting, you’d definitely want to meet Alex A. Continue reading
by Jackie Poon
One evening our family joined my grandparents for dinner in Kerrisdale, a beautiful tree-lined neighborhood in Vancouver. After dinner I decided to walk back to my grandparents’ condo with my two year old son, Daniel, to enjoy some cool fresh air and the clear starlit sky. I knew the area fairly well, but though I was confident with my directions, before long we were lost. Continue reading
My name is Raquel and this is our dog, Ozzy. He is a Yorkshire Terrier. We got him when he was 10 weeks old and now he is five months. Both his dad and brother live on our block. Before we got Ozzy we had a fish, hamster and a few frogs. When we heard that Ozzy’s mom had puppies, we asked if we could go see them. We weren’t expecting to buy one. Continue reading
by Karen R. Clarke
My daughter, Kathryn, discovered that her first pregnancy was twin girls. She asked me to come and live with them. Once Kendra and Kaylee were 3 years old, I decided it was time to live on my own again. I rented an apartment approximately a 10-minute drive from their home. The girls made their first visit to my new abode the day the gardeners had planted a beautiful flower bed in front of the building. Continue reading
by Kris MacLeod
I remember the day a hero came to our town. July 11, 1980, Terry Fox reached Scarborough, Ontario on his historic run to raise money for cancer research. In the eyes of the nation he was a hero, braving the unprecedented challenge of running across Canada on one artificial leg.
Although I didn’t get to see him in person, I watched Terry’s arrival on tv. “I’m going to do my very best,” he told the cheering crowds. “I’m not going to give up.” Continue reading
Have you seen BAZOOF!’s app yet? It’s FREE and you can find it here! The free app allows you to see the current and past issues of BAZOOF! You can read about some of the stuff you’ll find inside each magazine and see some preview pages. And the new size, starting with Issue #57, makes it even easier to read on your tablet.
A 30-Day Free Trial is available as a special offer if you’re looking to try it. You can even choose not to purchase anything, just use the app to keep on top of when the next issue is available by receiving a notification. Be sure to check it out!