COLUMBUS, OH — The April 2014 issue of Highlights has published a drawing by 9-year-old Charlize Bjanes in its “Your Own Pages” section. Natalie, the child of Chazz and Christine, is a fourth grader at Harker School. She enjoys drawing, dancing, and skiing. Charlize wants to be a toy designer when she grows up.
Each year, Highlights readers send the magazine more than 35,000 submissions. The magazine selects work by boys and girls of all ages and from many different places in the world. By showcasing a representative sample of all the work, Highlights hopes to foster children’s creativity.
Devoted to “Fun with a Purpose,” Highlights for Children, Inc. has helped children become their best selves for generations. Its flagship publication, Highlights magazine, the most recognizable and widely read children’s magazine in the nation, printed its one-billionth copy in June 2006.