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Contents

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Superkidz Club

Cool benefits, discounts & giveaways from our merchant partners

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From the Guest Editor

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Speak Up

Let kids be heard!

Check it Out

Don’t miss out on these, kids!

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Superkid

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Kiddie Box Office Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience Race to Witch Mountain Confessions of a Shopaholic X Men Origins: Wolverine Hotel for Dogs Dragonball Evolution City of Ember The Tale of Despereaux Fast & Furious 4

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Take Five

Kick back with these stories, trivia & puzzles

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Superkidz Club Bulletin

The Write Stuff

Contributions from our Superkidz Club Members

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Arts & Crafts

Bring out the artist in you!

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Superkidz Club birthday celebrants

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Young tennis champ makes Malaysia proud!

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A recap & a rundown of what’s keeping our members busy

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Contests & Free Stuffs 16 EXCLUSIVE! Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience movie screening 18 Race to Witch Mountain movie contest 20 Confessions of a Shopaholic movie contest 22 X Men Origins: Wolverine movie contest 23 Hotel for Dogs movie contest 24 Dragonball Evolution movie contest 25 City of Ember movie ticket redemption 26 The Tale of Despereaux movie ticket redemption 27 Fast & Furious 4 movie contest 31 Sri KDU® Crossword Puzzle 35 Disney on Ice colouring contest


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Learning from Toddlers Aloha! WOW! I am here, as this issue’s Guest Editor!! I am really, really honoured, delighted and thrilled to be selected. I was pleasantly surprised to receive the news that I am part of the Junior Editorial Staff. Superkidz is a platform for kids, tweens or teenagers to discover their talents in art, story writing, photography or just being imaginative and let their creative juices flow in coming up with interesting and fun games, puzzles and activities. Plus, Superkidz members like me get to enjoy rewards and enter contests. And that, is cool and fun. So to those who are not yet a Superkidz member, what exactly are you waiting for? “Goo-Chuck!” Oh, that is my little cousin, Jia Jun playing with my brother and sister. I must say, that one phase of life is totally stress-free and all-play-no-work is, of course being a toddler. According to the dictionary, 'toddler' is a common term for a young child who is learning how to walk. The toddling stage is generally considered to be the stage of development between infancy and childhood. And this stage is when you are your cutest and innocent self. Toddlers also seem to be a magnet of attention. Every time Jia Jun, my little cousin enters a house full of visitors or guests, it is not surprising to see him surrounded by people pinching his chubby little cheeks or talking to him in the “baby language”. I guess he must be wondering why everyone made a big fuss over him and why he is always the centre of attention. He really is one cute boy. A toddler’s first word most often occurs around 12 months, but this is only an average. Around the age of 18 months, Jia Jun had steadily expanded his vocabulary as he learnt many words everyday. He then begun to incorporate two-word phrases into his dictionary, he became very proficient at conveying their wants and needs to others in a verbal fashion. At one visit, he surprised me by making longer sentences. I am sure you adore and have a soft spot for toddlers just as much as I do. Love them, and you may realise that they can be your teachers, too! One important lesson that I have learnt from them is to be optimistic and show enthusiasm towards life. They can find joy in every little thing they do. You can love like you have never been hurt, sing and dance like you do when nobody’s watching, and work like you don’t need the money or reward. So, remember to see the brighter side of life and to also smile to the world!

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Speak Up Let kids be heard!

National Service will usually illicit one of two extreme reactions. Its either you are thrilled OR you are horrified. Upon receiving confirmation that I was among those selected - I was horrified. I was convinced that brainwashing, torture and endless torments of untold proportions awaited me. How was I going to live without television, comic books, mall trips, my stuffed animals, the washing machine, my hand-phone and countless other essential things I required to survive? I had never lived away from home, apart from my creature comforts, my entire life. To say I was shocked was an understatement, really.

But you know what? I wouldn’t have traded the experience for anything. Don’t misunderstand me though; my experience was not picture perfect. There were plenty of things I found fault with while I was part of National Service. However, to give credit where credit is due – it was not a complete and utter waste of time. During my three months in NS, I gained more selfconfidence and felt as though I was contributing in a small way by taking part in community service. I made friends from various states in the country and learned that I was able to live without the ‘necessities’ of life as I previously thought. However, I faced many issues which made it difficult for me to reflect upon my time at NS in a completely positive light. National Service officially has several main objectives which were • Develop a young generation who are patriotic and with love for their country • Enhance unity among the multi-racial communities in the country • Instil a spirit of caring and volunteerism among society • Produce an active, intelligent and confident generation • Develop positive characteristics among the younger generation through good values • Develop a generation that will always obey the current government

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Spouting that we must all be patriotic does not make us so. Simply throwing several hundred teenagers together and hoping they will befriend one another regardless of race and background was unrealistic. I was among the few who mingled with every ‘group’ while most merely stuck to their ‘gangs’ usually made up of those from the same race. It was disappointing to see so clearly the lines which divided my generation despite constant assurance that we have never been as united as countrymen.


Speak Up

Let kids be heard!

Making us pick up rubbish and spend time with the elderly for a few days doesn’t ensure that we are kind. Having us spend days marching, trekking through woods and listening to lectures does not guarantee intelligence. Good values read from the textbook they gave us does not develop positive characteristics nor does telling us that our government does things with our best interests at heart. That does not make certain that we will always obey them. I felt the objectives expected (and still expect) too much from a short three-month stint. Honestly, I believe I would have gotten more out of such an experience had it been for a longer period, such as six months or even one year. Three months is hardly enough time to come away as a well rounded, intelligent, confident teenager when there are so many more things to consider. Teenagers, 16 and 17 years old, are not clean slates. They have experiences and those will affect how they grow within the time frame of National Service. While at that age, they may still be impressionable and can be moulded. But there are forces that may work against the NS objectives. Peer pressure, for example. Being part of the group and being accepted is important to many teenagers. If they believe being a ‘good’ girl or boy in NS will make them unpopular, then they won’t be as cooperative. Furthermore, treatment of these teenagers sometimes left something to be desired. The trainers wanted our cooperation instantaneously for anything they decided but, a lot of times, there was little motivation. We were separated from our families and friends in a foreign environment, many for the first time in their lives, yet some trainers were not always sympathetic and understanding. The food was at times difficult to eat as our taste buds were not accustomed to the local fare or food which was prepared. I know there were many who lost quite a bit of weight during their time in NS, as they could not force themselves to eat the food. Not only that, medical treatment while I took part in NS was lacking. I fell extremely ill for a week before my trainer grew concerned as the medicine given by the medical staff on hand did nothing to ease my symptoms. There was no proper doctor on hand to treat me and I was forced to wait for the trainers to decide I was ill enough to be brought to the hospital where they weren’t sure if I had dengue or not. My mother eventually had to come herself and fought with the trainers to have me treated by my own doctor when she found out how much weight I had lost

and that I had not been able to eat anything while I was ill. Another thing that concerned me was how I knew boys had faked being ill so that they could get medicine to get buzzed on. I do not regret taking part in National Service. I only know that it could have and should have been made better and needs to be coupled with better facilities, syllabus and competent trainers. Also, if the government honestly wants to mould the generations to be well-rounded good people, then each and everyone needs to be enrolled for the program each year. Not just one out of five. That said, I have come away with lovely memories and experiences. I shall always fondly recall how my platoon won the marching competition held, the woods which were glorious with their untouched beauty as we trekked through them, instances where my non-Malay friends would translate the conversation taking place so I wouldn’t feel left out, the times when my friends and I went through the training obstacles and laughed when we failed to overcome them, the moments when I felt as though I was flying on the flying fox and everything seemed to fall silent. National Service was not, and in my opinion, still not nearly up to par. Regardless of that fact, it is not difficult to consider it as a sort of rite of passage. We knew we were no longer children, that we had skills to care for ourselves, that we were capable and strong, and most of all – being there, we knew without a doubt that we were all Malaysians.

By Shazie, a Superkid at heart!

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Check It Out

Title: Author:

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series Jane Walker

Price: RM49.90 each Reading level: 8 – 12 years old

Boys don’t keep diaries - or do they? The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will surely dispel this ‘myth.’ It is a new school year and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with taller, meaner kids who are already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you’re ready to do so are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary. In book one, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Greg is happy to have his sidekick Rowley with him. However, when Rowley’s star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend’s newfound popularity to his own advantage. This kicks off a chain of events that will test their friendship in hilarious fashion. The second book, Rodrick Rules, chronicles Greg’s attempts to navigate the hazards of middle school, impress the girls, steer clear of the school talent show, and most importantly, keep his secret safe. What secret you ask? Well, all will be revealed in the book. In the latest book, The Last Straw, it is obvious Greg will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up, and so enlists Greg in organised sports and other “manly” activities. Of course, Greg is able to easily sidestep his father’s efforts to change him. When Greg’s dad threatens to send him to military academy though, Greg realises he has to shape up, or get shipped out – yikes!

Title: Author:

Twilight Saga series Stephenie Meyer

Price range: RM35.50 - RM49.90 each Reading level: 10 – 13 years old

Twilight is a series of vampire-based fiction following the adventures of Isabella Swan. A teenager who moves to Forks, Washington, Isabella finds her life turned upside down when she falls in love with a vampire named Edward Cullen. In the second book New Moon, the story of the ‘star-crossed’ lovers continues as Bella and Edward find themselves facing new obstacles. These include a devastating separation, the mysterious appearance of dangerous wolves roaming the forest in Forks, a terrifying threat of revenge from a female vampire, and a deliciously sinister encounter with the Volturi, Italy’s reigning royal family of vampires. In Eclipse, Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a vampire continues her quest for revenge. Once again, Bella finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob, her werewolf friend - knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampires and werewolves. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death… But which is which? Breaking Dawn, the fourth and last novel, is divided into three parts. Part 1 and 3 are told from the perspective of Bella Swan, while Part 2 is from the perspective of Jacob. Bella’s choice to either join the dark world of vampires or to pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the fates of two tribes hang.

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Check It Out

Programmes on TV

Hannah Montana is back with a brand new season!

Starting 22nd March (Sun) at 5pm on Disney Channel (Astro Channel 615) Catch Miley Stewart as she leads her secret double life in the third new season of Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel! This live-action comedy series follows the teenage Miley Stewart who lives with her older brother and widowed dad, a songwriter. But what her friends and classmates don’t know is that Miley has a secret double life – she is the world famous pop star Hannah Montana! Combining a stage persona with creative costuming, Miley discovers she can have the best of both worlds – the fame and fortune of a well-known singer, as well as the fun of high school with her best friends Lilly and Oliver. They are the only people whom she has entrusted with her secret identity.

What’s new in Season 3 • Music! Season 3 of Hannah Montana features new music for everyone to sing along to! Listen to the brand new version of Hannah Montana theme song Best of Both Worlds! • Fashion! Hannah is going retro! Inspired by the 70s and 80s, the new season of Hannah Montana features brighter and more colourful outfits! • Love! Will Miley find love while being an international pop star at the same time? Tune in to find out! So don’t miss the new season of Hannah Montana complete with new music, fashion and possible love this March!

Then & Now – Fashion seen on Hannah Montana

SEASON 1

In the first season of Hannah Montana, it was all about calf-length boots, worn out jeans, colourful and detailed tops and jackets! Her hair was straight, long and had highlight streaks.

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SEASON 2

In the second season, glitz and glamour are in! Hannah Montana wears embellished tops and jackets with lots of texture and sequins, together with skinny or bell-bottom jeans, high heels and accessorizes with really funky belts! Check them out!


Check It Out

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SEASON 3 - NOW!

In the new season of Hannah Montana, it’s a whole new look for the grown-up Hannah Montana! Hannah Montana adopts the style of the 70’s and 80’s with a more retro look by wearing bright colours, animal prints and patterns, more dresses and skirts. The clothes involve a lot of layering with cropped jackets, shirts and leggings.

COOL ! FASHION

Watch it to see it! Catch the new season of Hannah Montana beginning 22nd March (Sun) @ 5pm of Disney Channel (Astro Channel 615). Don't miss it!

Her footwear is replaced with funky sneakers and retro heels and she accessorises with gloves and matching rings, bangles and waist belts. Take a look at the hair; it’s changed to be much shorter and blonder!

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Superkid

Exemplary. Outstanding. Courageous. Are you a Superkid?

Tennis Star on the rise Hailing from Sabah, a young lad is etching a name for himself in the tennis arena. Mohd. Fazree bin Said first started playing tennis at nine years old, but it was not a ‘voluntary’ decision. “At first, my dad (Said bin Norbinsha) had to force me to play. Then, slowly I became more interested in tennis and grew to love the game after a few months of playing. I have not stopped loving it till today,” remarked Fazree. Now at 19 years old, Fazree is not only playing the game but making a name for himself in the arena as well. Today, Fazree is ranked 1st in the National Junior category and 6th in the National Senior category. Last year alone, he won the SportExcel Milo Under-18 National in Kuala Lumpur (Singles and Doubles categories), Open Championship Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan (Mixed Doubles) and the 37th Borneo Regional Tennis Championship (Singles and Group categories). “I’ve good memories of all the tournaments I’ve competed in, but for me the most memorable is the Port Dickson Open where I played with Jawariah Noordin and won,” commented Fazree. The turning point for Fazree came in 2001, when he was offered a place at the Sekolah Sukan Bandar Penawar in Johor. As he was still quite young then, his parents were a little concerned about sending him there alone. Fazree, however, stood firm in his decision to go, and so, in the end, they relented. It turned out to be the right decision, as he was able to learn and hone his skills there. “I wasn’t worried about being alone,” stated Fazree. “In fact I’m glad I enrolled in the school to improve my tennis, or else I wouldn’t be what or who I am today.” After joining the school and winning a range of different tournaments, Fazree proved his aptitude, and in 2004, was subsequently qualified to be moved to the Bukit Jalil Sports Academy in Kuala Lumpur. In fact, since he started playing competitively in 2001, Fazree has won almost all of the tournaments (in respective categories) he played in, consecutively winning no less than three every year. Not only that, so far he has also thrice represented Malaysia at the Junior Davis Cup Championship. Furthermore, he now joins an elite group of tennis players as a member of Malaysia’s national backup squad. That is quite an accomplishment for a young lad! “Everyone loves to win. The way I see it, winning gives me the confidence (in my abilities) and playing gives me the satisfaction,” stated Fazree.

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Superkid

Exemplary. Outstanding. Courageous. Are you a Superkid?

, mum , dad Said

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What is more amazing is that both of Fazree’s younger brothers are also etching a name for themselves in the local tennis scene. At 14 years old, Faeez is ranked 1st in the Junior category (Sabah) and is the champion in both Sandakan Men’s Singles and Doubles categories. Their youngest sibling, Faezzam, on the other hand, is already ranked 1st in the Junior Under-12 category (Sabah) at only 11 years old. It seems tennis is all the craze in the family! “Of course, me being the eldest,

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In fact during the earlier years, Mr. Said played the role of mentor, coach and sparring partner to his three sons. The sacrifice and dedication these parents have shown for their children is evident in their sons’ accomplishments. Fazree added, “Our parents always help us with our time management, like preparing our schedules between school and training. My dad motivates us a lot as well. He always says: (if you play well then) good reward, good return.” “To succeed or achieve something, I think it’s all about hard work and putting in the effort in what you do. That, and a little bit of talent,” remarked the humble teen. “Tennis is something I’d like to pursue as a career after my studies. I haven’t really decided yet, but I think I’d like to become a coach. That way I’d be able to share my talent and experience with young players, and encourage them to get (more) involved in tennis.” Ambitious yet humble. Talented yet hard working. Young yet passionate. These are the traits of Fazree, a star in the making and a Superkid!

Fazree's younger bro

ther, Faeez

I think I’m the better player, haha!” Fazree jokingly said. “Seriously though, I enjoy playing with my brothers, but not in a competitive way. We really enjoy practicing together.” To excel in anything, one must be dedicated. Apart from the dedication shown by the three siblings, their parents Said bin Norbinsha and Rosni Syukur also played a major role in honing their talents. For years now, their father Said bin Norbinsha would get up early every morning and drive them to their tennis sessions. The devoted and committed father strongly believes that through hard work, one will succeed.

Fazree's youngest brother, Faezzam

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Kiddie Box Office Fun flicks for the family

Release Date : 5th March 2009 Genre : Rockumentary Director : Bruce Hendricks Producers : Art Repola, Johnny Wright, Philip McIntyre, Kevin Jonas Sr., Alan SacksCast Cast : Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Taylor Swift

The Jonas Brothers - made up of brothes Kevin, Joe and Nick - are heading for the big screen! In a Disney Digital 3-D™, high-energy Walt Disney Pictures rockumentary feature film event, Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience will blend excerpts from the Brothers’ red-hot “Burning Up” concert tour. It will also include guest performances from Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift, with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, off-the-wall segments and even never-before-heard songs. Expect to see swarms of adoring fans and lots of JB-style humour - giving fans neverbefore-seen insights into the lives of the brothers.

Trivia:

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The “Burning Up” tour was sensational. The Brothers sold out three Madison Square Garden shows in record time. The Brothers are also releasing a photo diary book of the “Burning Up” tour. Jonas Brothers’ “A Little Bit Longer” album debuted in August 2008 at # 1 on the Billboard Top 200 as the 3rd highest debut of 2008. It has since gone platinum. Their next single is “Tonight,” which hit radios in January 2009. The movie will feature two never-before-released songs: “Love Is On Its Way” and “Live To Party.” The hit Disney Channel Original Movie “Camp Rock” (starring the Jonas Brothers) debuted on Disney Channel in June 2008 as the network’s #2 original movie of all time with 8.9 million viewers.

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MOVIE

JONAS BROTHERS THE 3D CONCERT EXPERIENCE

DATE

17th March

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Kiddie Box Office Fun flicks for the family

Release Date : 12th March 2009 Genre : Action/ Adventure Director : Andy Fickman Executive Producers : Mario Iscovich, Ann Marie Sanderlin Producers : Andrew Gunn Written By : Matt Lopez and Mark Bomback and Andy Fickman Cast : Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Carla Gugino, Ciaran Hinds, Alexander Ludwig, Tom Everett Scott, Christopher Marquette, Cheech Marin and Garry Marshall

The movie Race to Witch Mountain is based on characters created by Alexander Key. For years, stories have circulated about a secret place in the middle of the Nevada desert, known for unexplained phenomena and strange sightings. This secret place is called Witch Mountain. Then Jack Bruno (DWAYNE JOHNSON), a Las Vegas cab driver, suddenly finds two teens Sara (ANNASOPHIA ROBB) and Seth (ALEXANDER LUDWIG) that possess supernatural powers in his cab! So Jack unexpectedly finds himself in the middle of an adventure he cannot explain. When they discover that the only chance to save the world lies in unraveling the secrets of Witch Mountain, the race begins. While saving the world, they have to elude the government, mobsters and even extraterrestrials that are trying to stop them. This movie promises to be a fun and thrilling adventure featuring incredible special effects

Trivia:

• The movie Race to Witch Mountain is a modern-day re-imagining of the 1975 Disney classic “Escape From Witch Mountain”. The original child stars, Kim Richards and Iake Eissinmann, appear in the new “Race to Witch Mountain” in cameo roles. • Race to Witch Mountain reunites director Andy Fickman with Dwayne Johnson. They first worked together on the movie “The Game Plan”, which starred Johnson and was directed by Fickman.

Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes! 1. When is the movie RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN showing in cinemas? (a) 11th March (b) 12th March (c) 13th March 2. Actor Dwayne Johnson did not star in which movie below? (a) Bedtime Stories (b) The Game Plan (c) Get Smart

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3. The movie RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN is about ___________ . a) Mountain climbing (b) Aliens (c) Witches 4. Write the word ‘RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN’ in the most creative way in the box provided.

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Release Date : 26th March 2009 Genre : Comedy Director : P.J. Hogan Screenplay by : Tracey Jackson and Tim Firth and Kayla Alpert Producers : Jerry Bruckheimer Cast : Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Joan Cusack, John Goodman, John Lithgow, Kristin Scott Thomas, Leslie Bibb, Fred Armisen, Julie Hagerty, Krysten Ritter, Robert Stanton, Christine Ebersole, Clea Lewis, Wendie Malick, Stephanie March

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SHOPAHOLIC Based on the best-selling “Shopaholic” novels by Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of A Shopaholic follows the hilarious adventures of a confirmed shopping addict who tries to hide her weakness for shopping. In the fabulously glamorous world of New York City, 25-year-old Rebecca Bloomwood (ISLA FISHER) lives with her best friend Suze (KRYSTEN RITTER) in a fashionable part of town. Rebecca is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping. Actually, a little too good at it!

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Sophie Kinsella’s “Shopaholic” series has sold more than 15 million books worldwide. Sophie Kinsella is a pseudonym; her real name is Madeleine Wickham. Although Madeleine had previously published other books under her real name, her Kinsella books were much more popular, and hence she has stuck with the pseudonym. Isla Fisher’s first name is pronounced ‘Eye-Lah’, and her red hair is her trademark. Despite being born in Oman (an Arab country), both of Isla’s parents are Scottish. Besides acting, Krysten Ritter is an avid writer and musician. Krysten plays the guitar, writes songs and sings in the New York City band ‘Ex Vivian’.

She dreams of working for her favourite fashion magazine, but cannot quite get her foot in the door. In a funny twist, Rebecca gets a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine, published by the same company of the fashion magazine. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes to ever more hilarious and extreme efforts to keep her past (and ever-growing shopping debt) from ruining her future.

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3. The movie CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC is based on novels by which author? a) JK Rowling (b) Stephen King (c) Sophie Kinsella

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29th April 2009 Action/ Thriller Gavin Hood David Benioff Hugh Jackman, Dominic Monaghan, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds

Hugh Jackman is once again Wolverine, the role that made him a superstar. As the fierce fighting machine, Wolverine possesses amazing healing powers, retractable claws and a primal fury. Leading up to the events of “X-Men”, X-Men Origins: Wolverine tells the story of Wolverine’s epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed (LIEV SCHREIBER), and the ominous Weapon X programme. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe whose appearances in the film series have long been anticipated

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1. When is the movie X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE showing in cinemas? (a) 29th March (b) 29th April (c) 29th May 2. Who plays Wolverine in X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE? (a) Hugh Jackman (b) Gavin Hood (c )Liev Schreiber 3. What is the movie X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE about? (a) Mutants (b) Aliens (c) Cute furry animals 4. Write the word ‘X-MEN’ or ‘WOLVERINE’ in the most creative way in the box provided.

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Release Date : 12th March 2009 Genre : Comedy Director : Thor Freudenthal Screenplay by : Jeff Lowell and Bob Schooley & Mark McCorkle Executive Producers : Ivan Reitman, Tom Pollock, Jeffrey Clifford Producers : Lauren Shuler Donner, Jonathan Gordon, Ewan Leslie, Jason Clark Cast : Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Kyla Pratt, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon, Don Cheadle

Based on the book by Lois Duncan, the movie Hotel for Dogs is a smart, funny comedy adventure that shows how far love and imagination can take you. 16-year old Andi (EMMA ROBERTS) and her younger brother, Bruce (JAKE T. AUSTIN) have a Jack Russell Terrier named Friday. Sadly, their new guardians forbid them to have a pet. It is a strictly no-pets household and the kids are fast running out of ways to keep the perpetually hungry Friday under wraps. So Andi has to use her quick wit to help find a new home for Friday. The resourceful kids stumble upon an abandoned hotel. Using Bruce’s talents as a mechanical genius, they transform it into a magical dog paradise - not only for Friday, but for every stray they can find. When barking dogs start to make the neighbours suspicious though, the kids have to use every invention they’ve got to prevent anyone from discovering “who let the dogs in.”

Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes! 1. When is the movie HOTEL FOR DOGS showing in cinemas? (a) 2nd March (b) 12th April (c)12th March 2. The movie HOTEL FOR DOGS is based on a book by which author? (a) Sophie Kinsella (b) Lois Duncan (c)Emma Roberts 3. What is the movie HOTEL FOR DOGS about? (a) Rescuing dogs (b) Posh hotel for pets (c)Dog-shaped hotels 4. Write the word ‘HOTEL FOR DOGS’ in the most creative way in the box provided. 3 x Limited Edition HOTEL FOR DOGS Original Soundtracks 6 x Limited Edition HOTEL FOR DOGS Movie Novelisation 20 x Pairs Complimentary Movie Passes

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The live action adventure Dragonball Evolution is based on the popular Japanese manga created by Akira Toriyama whose work spawned best selling graphic novels, videogames and a phenomenally successful television series 500 episodes long! The movie centers on the heroic Goku (JUSTIN CHATWIN), a powerful warrior who discovers his inner strength and protects the Earth from an evil rogue bent on dominating the Universe and controlling the mystical objects “Dragonballs”. Goku’s quest begins innocently enough in the backyard of his grandfather’s home, where grandpa Gohan (RANDALL DUK KIM) is training the young man in martial arts moves. It is Goku’s 18th birthday, and Gohan’s gift to his grandson is a Dragonball, a small, round ball with four stars floating inside it. There are only six others like it in the world, and it is said the seven Dragonballs together will grant the holder one perfect wish.

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12th March 2009 Fiction/ Adventure James Wong Ben Ramsey and James Wong Justin Chatwin, Emmy Rossum, James Marsters, Jamie Chung, Chow Yun-Fat, Eriko Tamura, Randall Duk Kim

The return of Lord Piccolo (JAMES MARSTERS) and his assassin Mai (ERIKO TAMURA) may signal the destruction of Earth. Then there’s Bulma (EMMY ROSSUM), a beautiful woman intent on retrieving the mystical Dragonballs for her own reasons. Luckily, Goku has his master Roshi (CHOW YUN-FAT) and grandfather Gohan to guide him on his epic quest to save the Earth from the forces of darkness. So together with his friends, it’s a mad rush for Goku in a race to collect all seven Dragonballs before the evildoers do.

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Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes! 1. When is the movie DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION showing in cinemas? (a) 11th March (b) 12th March (c) 13th March 2. Who plays Goku in DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION? (a) Justin Chatwin (b) James Marsters

(c) Chow Yun-Fat

3. In the movie DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION, Chow Yun-Fat is ________ . (a) Grandpa Gohan (b) Lord Piccolo (c) Master Roshi 4. Write the word ‘DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION’ in the most creative way in the box provided.

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For generations, the citizens of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights underground. It is a place devoid of natural light and is powered solely by electricity – “a star in the darkness”. Built as a refuge for humanity, the City is powered by a massive generator and will only sustain them for 200 years. Now it is falling into darkness as the generator fails, and the dazzling lights are beginning to flicker and slowly fade.

life watching one simple gauge that monitors the city's power. Doon believes that if he, too, could work at the Generator, then maybe he can figure out a way to save the aging machine and, thus, his endangered community. When not zipping all over Ember delivering important documents, Lina cares for her aging and forgetful grandmother. When an old metal box is discovered in their closet, Lina’s grandmother is overjoyed. Although completely sure that its contents are of utmost importance, granny cannot remember why! Lina later discovers some cryptic papers inside and resolves to enlist Doon’s help in deciphering their meaning.

Amidst growing concern for the future of their beloved City, Ember’s students need to confront the next step in their lives. Assignment Day is a rite of passage for all graduates, whereby in front of Mayor Cole (BILL MURRAY), they choose via lottery how they will spend their lives working for their society. Lina Mayfleet (SAOIRSE RONAN) has finished school and gotten her first job at the Pipeworks, but she soon switches jobs with her pal Doon Harrow (HARRY TREADAWAY) so that she can become a messenger.

As blackouts in the City become more frequent, Lina and Doon realise that the information inside that box could lead to the salvation of their City and their fellow citizens. Now racing against the clock, the two follow the clues, cleverly manoeuvring around corrupt politicians and unsavoury characters hoping to keep them from their goal: restoring the light in the City of Ember.

Doon wants to work in the Pipeworks because he believes that will lead to his dream job working at the Generator, the pumping heart that powers the City of Ember. Doon's elderly co-worker is Sul (MARTIN LANDAU), who has spent his entire adult

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Once upon a time, there was magic in the air, laughter aplenty and gallons of yummy soup. But an accident left the King broken-hearted, the Princess wishing for an ordinary life and the townsfolk without their soup. Sunlight disappeared. The world became gray. All hope was lost in this land…until Despereaux was born.

Release Date : 12th March 2009 Director : Sam Fell, Rob Stevenhagen Screenplay by : Gary Ross Screen Story by : Will McRobb & Chris Viscardi Producers : Gary Ross, Allison Thomas Executive Producers : William Sargent, Ryan Kavanaugh, David Lipman, Robin Bissell Voice-over talents : Matthew Broderick, Emma Watson, Sigourney Weaver, Dustin Hoffman, Mig gery Sow, Kevin Kline, William H. Macy, Frank Langella, Robbie Coltraine, Stanley Tucci, Ciaran Hinds, Tony Hale, France Conroy, Richard Jenkin, Christopher Lloyd

Based on the book by Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux tells of Tiny Despereaux Tilling (voice over by MATTHEW BRODERICK) who was born too brave for the timid place. From the moment he came into this world, with his eyes wide open and his big ears perked up for a story, he saw more and heard more than anyone else. He couldn’t help but hunger for adventure and couldn’t imagine a life without it. One day, our little brave mouse snuck into the royal library. There, he learned to read and revelled in stories of knights he wanted to join, dragons he wished to battle and fair maidens he dreamed of rescuing. While in the castle, he befriended a Princess named Pea (voice over by EMMA WATSON), who longed to escape the doldrums that settled over her listless world since her mother died. Pea’s father and the entire kingdom were stuck in mourning. Once his actions were discovered by his fellow mice, Despereaux was banished from the safety of Mouseworld to the vicious Ratworld, a place where light never penetrated. There, he was rescued by another outcast, the rat Roscuro (voice over by DUSTIN HOFFMAN), who is also a connoisseur of fine food and global travels. However in a twist of events, Roscuro plotted with the serving girl Miggery Sow (voice over by TRACEY ULLMAN) and kidnapped Pea. Despereaux discovered he, alone, could rescue her, and along the way discover that even the tiniest mouse could find the courage of a knight in shining armour. In this tale of bravery, forgiveness and redemption, one small creature taught a kingdom that it takes only a little light to show the truth: What you look like doesn’t equal who you are.

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3rd April 2009 Action/ Thriller Justin Lin Chris Morgan Neal H. Moritz, Vin Diesel, Michael Fottrell Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz, Laz Alonso, Gal Gadot, Shea Whigham, Tego Calderón

Actors Vin Diesel and Paul Walker team up again in Fast & Furious 4. Heading back to the streets where it all began, they rejoin Letty (MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ) and Mia Toretto (JORDANA BREWSTER) to blast muscle, tuner and exotic cars across Los Angeles and floor through the Mexican desert in the new highoctane action thriller movie. When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto (VIN DIESEL) reignites his feud with agent Brian O’Conner (PAUL WALKER). But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to out-manoeuvre him. While chasing their adversary, together these two men will find the best way to get revenge by pushing the limits of what is possible behind the wheel. For a fast-paced, action-packed time at the cinema, this is the movie to see!

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2. Who plays the role of Mia Toretta in the movie FAST & FURIOUS 4? (a) Michelle Rodriguez (b) Jordana Brewster (c) Shea Whigham 3. What is the movie FAST & FURIOUS 4 about? (a) Fast food (b) Angry people

(c) Fast cars

4. Write the word ‘FAST & FURIOUS 4’ in the most creative way in the box provided. 2 x Limited Edition FAST & FURIOUS 4 T-shirts 2 x Limited Edition FAST & FURIOUS 4 Trucker Caps 2 x Limited Edition FAST & FURIOUS 4 Seatbelt Pads 10 x Pairs Complimentary Movie Passes

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International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009)

● Galileo Galilei 400 years ago, a guy called Galileo who lived in Italy did something very special. He pointed his newly-finished telescope towards the night sky for the first time, and boy, was he in for a surprise!

Galileo was one of the great scientists of his time. He actually invented all sorts of things, even some of the science we use today in our school books. Probably the thing he was most famous for was the telescope. But hang on - did he really invent the telescope? Well, not exactly. The first person, as far as we know, was a German named Hans Lipperhey. In 1608, he applied for a patent for his new invention that he claimed to be “a certain device by means of which all things at a very great distance can be seen as if they were nearby, by looking through glasses (old word for lens).” He was never given his patent, because, at the same time, others also claimed that they invented the telescope. All we know is that Lipperhey was the first person to apply for a patent. Galileo was very interested in the design of the telescope, but thought he could do better. He built his own telescope with many improvements in the optical quality of the lenses. In 1609, he first used his telescope to observe the night sky. It was a great moment in science because it was the first time a human had ever used a scientific instrument to see more clearly what was beyond Earth. In the years that followed, Galileo made even more powerful telescopes and discovered many amazing things that made him wonder. He saw that the moon wasn’t as smooth as it looks, but rather covered with mountains and craters. He observed sunspots moving over the face of the sun, strange points of light moving in regular paths around the planet Jupiter and, perhaps most importantly, observed that the planet Venus had phases just like the moon.

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Hi kids, and welcome to the Aerospace Adventure Zone! This section is dedicated to those of you who get a real kick out of astronomy, space science, aeronautics and things that fly! Learn about the planets and our solar system. At that time most people believed that the Earth was the centre of the universe and everything including the sun moved around it. It might seem a little silly in this day and age, but people long ago really thought it was true. However, Galileo knew that if Venus had phases like the moon, then Earth could not be at the centre of the Universe. He wrote about his idea saying that the sun was, in fact, at the centre, not the Earth. Many very important people including church leaders were very angry with Galileo for suggesting this. In fact, they got so mad with him that they locked him in his house for most of his life. The only way they would had let him free was if he gave up his idea of the sun-centred universe. However, Galileo knew it was true so he could not back down. The church leaders never really admitted they were wrong for hundreds of years even after Galileo’s death. This year, 400 years after Galileo pointed his telescope toward the sky; the International Astronomical Union has decided to hold a worldwide celebration of astronomy. The Aerospace Education Services will be conducting a special series of activities to help celebrate this special event. In the coming issues, we will also be taking an in-depth look at some famous astronomers and the amazing things they discovered. We will also be taking you on a voyage to the most unbelievable places the universe has to offer. It will blow your mind, so stay tuned!


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The Earth is spinning around its axis. At the equator, the Earth's surface moves 40,000 kilometres in 24 hours. That is a speed of about 1,040 miles per hour (1,670 km per hour or 0.5 km per second). This is calculated by dividing the circumference of the Earth at the equator (about 24,900 miles or 40,070 km) by the number of hours in a day (24). As you move toward either pole, this speed decreases to almost zero as the circumference of the spinning circle at the extreme latitudes approaches zero.

On average, the Earth orbits 93 million miles (149,600,000 km) from the sun, taking one year to complete an orbit. This distance is defined as one Astronomical Unit (AU). The Earth revolves around the sun at a speed of about 18.5 miles per second (30 km/ sec) or 108,000km per hour.

The sun is about 26,000 light-years from the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy, which is about 80,000 to 120,000 light-years across (and less than 7,000 light-years thick). We are located on one of its spiral arms, out towards the edge. It takes the sun (and our solar system) roughly 200-250 million years to orbit once around the Milky Way. In this orbit, we (and the rest of the Solar System) are travelling at a velocity of about 155 miles per second (250 km/sec) or nearly a 100,000,000km per hour. That’s really fast!

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Crystal Magic

Here is an awesome experiment for you to try! But you will need your parents’ help during preparation, as you will need to use hot water. Step 1. First, cut off the top of the water bottle near the neck of the bottle. Step 2. Take the paper clip and tie the cotton thread to the paper clip. Step 3. Now take the satay stick and tie the other end of the cotton thread to the middle of the satay stick. Make sure that the length between the satay stick and the paper clip is such that when the satay stick is placed on the top of your bottle, the paper clip hangs about 1 cm clear of the bottom of the bottle.

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Step 6. Carefully pour your super saturated solution into the bottle you prepared previously. You only need to fill the bottle about half way. Step 7. Once done, place the satay stick across the top of the bottle so the paper clip and some of the cotton thread is immersed in the salt solution. Now you have to put the experiment somewhere safe, such as on a book shelf or in a corner where it will not be disturbed. After a few days, you should see something begin to happen in your solution. Be careful not to disturb the solution because this will slow down the crystal growth. In two weeks’ time you should be able to see clusters of salt crystal growing on the cotton thread and also at the bottom of the bottle. Can you explain what is happening? Or how you can grow bigger crystals? Watch out for future issues for the answers!

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Aerospace Education Services will be participating in the 2009 International Year of Astronomy. For those interested in the world of robotics and electronics, we have developed a special course that any budding whiz kid will love. Our Robotics and Electronic Technology course will see you building some really amazing electronic circuits and then building and programming your very own robots. Then for those with a passion for design, animation and gaming, there is the Computer Aided Design (CAD) or Kidz CAD for a whole new experience in computer usage. Design you own crazy characters and then animate them, learn how to make your own computer games, and begin your career as a design engineer or an architect. Come and find out more about these and other exciting activities conducted at our amazing headquarters in Subang. We look forward to welcoming inquiries about the many exciting activities planned for the year. For more info, email info@aerospacedu.com or visit www.aerospacedu.com

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Date: 18th April 2009 (Sat) Time: 10am - 4pm Venue: Sekolah Sri KDU®, No. 5, Jalan Teknologi 2/1, Kota Damansara, 47810 PJ, Selangor In conjunction with the Open Day, the school has organised a crossword puzzle contest for children. The first thing to do is to go to their website at www.srikdu.edu.my This is where you’ll find all the clues you need to complete the puzzle! Then send it to Kidz and stand a chance of winning great prizes! So get cracking kids! 1st Prize: 30 Scholastic books Limited Edition Boggle set Sri KDU® Merchandise 2nd Prize: 20 Scholastic books Limited Edition Boggle set Sri KDU® Merchandise 3rd Prize: 10 Scholastic books Limited Edition Boggle set Sri KDU® Merchandise 15 x Consolation Prizes: 5 Scholastic books Sri KDU® Merchandise Tel/Hp :

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how to help your parents save Hey kids, you have probably heard your parents talking about the global financial crisis or seen it on the news. Did you know that you can also play your part to help your parents save money?

Here are some tips on what you can do: • Less waste: Remember to switch off the lights, fan or air-conditioner when you leave the room to save electricity. Always turn off the tap when you have finished, and if you see a dripping tap or leak, make sure you tell your mum or dad. Not only will you be saving on the electricity and water bills but you also consume less of the resources and help the environment. • Less talk: Use the telephone only when you have to. Did you have to make that call to your friend to talk about the latest movie or computer game? Phone calls can be expensive so spend less time chatting on the phone. • Less extras: Think before you spend your pocket money on the little extras – sweets, snacks, comic books, toys. • Plan your spending: Sit down with your mum or dad and plan your weekly spending. List down how much you need to spend each day and how much you can save. • Open a savings account: If you don’t already have a savings account, ask your parents to open an account for you, and each week, you can take your savings to the bank and watch your money grow.

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• Needs and wants: Before you buy anything, think about whether you need it or you want it. If you cannot live without it, then buy it. But if it is something that would be nice to have, then maybe you could buy it at another time or buy something else which may be cheaper. • Bargain hunting: If you must buy, consider if there is a cheaper alternative. Perhaps you don’t need to get that particular brand of shoes or clothes and a less expensive brand will be just as good. • Recycle: You can play your part to save the environment and also earn some extra pocket money by collecting cans, paper, cardboard and bottles to be recycled. • Get crafty: Make birthday cards and gifts for friends.

Brought to you by Kidz Smart.

Visit us at Smart Kids 2009 @ PWTC! 10th – 12th April 2009 (Fri – Sun) 10.30 am – 9.30 pm We’d be at Booth No. 3153 & 3154.

See you there!


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Contest

Experience The School Holiday With Disney On Ice!

Armed with the magic that makes everyone feel like a kid again, families in Malaysia have been treated to live entertainment experiences that thrill, dazzle, delight and keep them coming back for more! Since its first performance in 1999, Disney on Ice has masterfully recreated and brought to life classic Disney stories and the new generation Disney/Pixar stories in its productions of 100 Years of Disney Magic, Beauty & The Beast, Princess Classics, The Magical World of Disney on Ice, Finding Nemo and the recent Mickey & Minnie’s Amazing Journey. Now celebrating ten magical years of Disney on Ice in Malaysia, Tinker Bell is going to whisk audiences away on breathtaking stories of seven Disney Princesses and heir inspiring wishes. Aptly named Princess Wishes, the production recreates the defining moments when the wishes of seven Disney princesses are fulfilled. With Tinker Bell as their guide,

guests will see the inspiring stories of Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Mulan, Jasmine, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White and witness their wishes being granted, their dreams coming true.

Ariel’s dreams are unlocked from under the sea and, in one magical moment, she finds happiness in an exploration above the waves. Mulan will teach the audience about inner strength, while Jasmine discovers a whole new world. Snow White will also find her one true love. Through artistic skating and graceful acrobatics, this beautiful performance will also reveal the deepest wishes of Cinderella, Belle and Sleeping Beauty. Focusing on the moments where the princesses’ dreams come true, the show uses high-energy music, dazzling sets and dramatic choreography to make it a truly breathtaking experience.

Show Date : 20th - 22nd March 2009 Show Venue : Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil Ticket Hotline : 03-77115000 Ticket Price : RM55 / RM125 / RM175 / RM225 (excluding RM3 Axcess Fee per ticket)

WIN! T ickets to watch Disney on Ice - Princess Wishes

Simply answer questions and colour the picture in the most creative way and stand to win tickets! 1st Prize - RM228 x 2 tickets 2nd Prize - RM178 x 2 tickets 3rd Prize - RM128 x 2 tickets

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1. When is Disney on Ice - Princess Wishes showing? (a) 20th - 22nd March (b) 20th - 22nd April (c) 2010 2. Where is the venue for Disney on Ice Princess Wishes? (a) KLCC (b) PWTC (c) Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil 3. Which princess will not be featured in Disney on Ice - Princess Wishes? (a) Puteri Gunung Ledang (b) Ariel (c) Cinderella Name : Age : Address : Tel/Hp : Email :

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Superkid Club Bulletin

News & views, charities & activities, birthdays & bashes

Of Princesses, Outreaches, Education Fairs, School Open Days, and, of course, The Jonas Brothers! There’s never a dull moment for a Superkidz Club member. Just check out what they’ve been up to and what’s lined up for March and April!

Grand Prize winners

Recap of Activities Little girls aged six and below got every little girl’s dream of winning Barbie® prizes when they were crowned winners of the Little Miss Barbie Princess Pageant recently. The search, organised by Kidz and Superkidz magazines and sponsored by Barbie®, involved the selection of the cutest little Barbie princesses from photos of kindergarteners and pre-schoolers. Grand prizes worth RM800, RM500 and RM300 were awarded to the first, second and third placers respectively while consolation prizes worth RM100 of Barbie® products were also given out to the following:

1st Place - Alysha Dev Kaur Dhaliwal (Smart Reader Kids USJ 21)

2nd Place – Angelene (Taska Desa Petaling)

Consolation Prize winners and Clarissa Choa Lind-sey (Musikhaus Enrichment Centre)

3rd Place - Harleen Dev Kaur Sekhon (Smart Reader Kids USJ 21)

Special thanks go to Smart Reader Kids USJ 21 and its Principal, Susan Lim, for rallying their students to take part in the contest which saw most of the winners coming from that centre. A visibly thrilled bunch of girls couldn’t contain their excitement and hastily got their hands on the prizes when they were presented to the winners by Kidz Mag. Games and prizes in Kidz and Superkidz magazines don’t get any cooler than this so watch out for the next ones for your chance to win!

Coming Up • Outreach to the Pusat Penjagaan Kanak Kanak Cacat Taman Megah ("PPKKCTM") Raj Dev Kaur (left) with sister Harleen and mum Savander

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From winning prizes to giving love and joy, Kidz and Superkidz magazines call on readers and Superkidz Club members to give back to physically handicapped, neglected and abused children by joining us in our Outreach to the Pusat Penjagaan Kanak Kanak Cacat Taman Megah ("PPKKCTM"). Today, PPKKCTM has about 110 beneficiaries – from toddlers to adults as old as 53 years - of all races and with various disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, global development delay, muscular dystrophy, speech, audio and vision impaired, dwarfism,


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apeth syndrome, Noonan's syndrome, as well as slow learners, hyper active, physically challenged, intellectually disabled, and also underprivileged children from broken homes. PPKKCTM is a Home that is uniquely multiracial. School-age children are sent to regular schools or special schools for the disabled to learn various skills such as self-sufficiency and vocational training. At the moment, they are giving constant daily special care to the physically and mentally challenged at their rented premise. A fundraising event is being planned this March to help work begin soon on their own building. Join the Kidz team and Superkidz Club members (children must be aged 10 and above; parents are welcome, too!) for a chance to give love and share blessings to the PPKKCTM children. Only a limited number of visitors are allowed so kindly call Kidz at 03-2144 5733 ASAP to confirm your participation.

• Sri KDU Open Day Speaking of education, Sri KDU® will be holding an Open Day on 18th April to give parents and students a glimpse of its holistic education concept. Showcasing its students’ achievements, the event will have a fun and educational lineup of activities which include an IB assimilation programme, a smart school preview, a mini treasure hunt and an International Bazaar. Door gifts will welcome the first 200 families. The Open Day is from 10am to 4pm. Sri KDU® is located No. 5, Jalan Teknologi 2/1, Kota Damansara, 47810 PJ, Selangor.

Details of visit Date: Saturday, 28th March 2009 Time / Duration: 10:30am / estimated 1 hour Venue: No. 2, Jalan SS24/10, Taman Megah, 47301Petaling Jaya

• Spot the Kidz Team at the Smart Kids 2009 Education Fair! From April 10 to 12, catch the Kidz and Superkidz team at the Smart Kids 2009 education fair at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) and discover a world of career possibilities for your young budding professional! The theme for the fair is “Great Expectations”. This will expose children to career options and the steps to be taken for them to get closer to their dream job. A lineup of exciting activities and programmes have been organised for the event, such as live Show & Tell sessions with different professionals, storytelling contests for budding storytellers, a young journalist workshop, ‘how to’ grooming sessions and even a chance to do a live screen test for a television or radio job!

• FREE Movie Screening for Superkidz Club Members: Jonas Brothers – The 3D Concert Experience And let’s not forget to keep up with the Jonases, so to speak … the Jonas Brothers! As if “experiencing” the Jonas Brothers wasn’t a big deal enough, Superkidz Club members are all invited to see them exclusively in 3D!!! (If you’re not a member yet, it’s not too late to sign up. See page 5 for details.) The “rockumentary” lets fans get up close and personal with Kevin, Joe and Nick, as they go on their “Burning Up” tour and take fans on a few days in the lives of the Jonases. Be part of the 3D experience. Don’t delay! Tickets are limited so get mum or dad to book your seats now! Fill in your details on page 16 and come to our office to redeem your tickets beginning 10th March 2009. Movie screening details: Date: 17th March (Tuesday) Time: 9.00pm Venue: GSC Mid Valley, Hall 4

Smart Kids 2009 details: Date: 10th – 11th April 2009 (10.30 am – 9.30 pm) / 12th April 2009(10.30 am – 7.30 pm) Venue: Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) Watch out for our booths at numbers 3153 and 3154! MAR-APR 2009

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Man-goes-teen By Superkidz Club member Chuan Xin Vee (13 years old, SMK USJ 12 school) Xi in nV us o ee ( c right) with her

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He was elated! “A young, strong prince is born to conquer the world! Muahahahahaha…” Rhazally was feeling on top of the world as he danced about the house in graceful steps. His hand hit a green bean that fell into the Amipolania! The potion was shaking violently until everything on the table fell hard onto the ground. Rhazally’s smile faded almost instantly. He was stunned and stood there, numb, his jaw fell open. Glasses, flower vases, plates, coffee cups, saucers, papers were a big mess on the carpeted floor. Rhazally could feel himself shaking. All of a sudden, a tree was growing rapidly out from the container! Rhazally was shocked beyond words. Never in his life had he witnessed such weird and unexplainable thing happen. Finally after what seemed like ages to Rhazally, the shaking stopped. Nothing else was moving. He had forgotten how to breathe. A tree bearing fruits was there before his eyes. Mother said that nobody is certain how this fruit got here, or what Rhazally did next. If I were to be him, I would have passed out and I wouldn’t know anything! I chuckled at myself. Someone then changed Amipolania into mangosteen, (‘Man-goesteen’). It really looked like an aged man trying to be young by doing things like dying his hair into a young colour, green. So this is how it got its name. “Mum?” I asked. “Yes, dear?” “I have a question, has dad consumed Amipolania?” Mother avoided my eyes, “Dad?Ami-? Don’t ask this sort of question, you better get going now that dinner’s ready.” She finished in a rush. Until now I am still pondering, is dad…… has dad attempted to feel younger with Amipolania?

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The Write Stuff

Read all about it from the Superkids themselves!

The Mummy’s Curse

By James Kyle Rodriguez Medina (11 years old; Primary 5, Sayfol International School)

Once upon a time, in a land called Agaland, there was a horrible curse going on, a mummy’s curse that made all its residents live in great fear. This was a big problem for everyone in Agaland. Every day and night, women and children would hide in their homes, while the mummy terrorised the land. Nobody was brave enough to fight against the dreaded mummy, except for one brave man called Jonathan Statrek. Each and every day, Jonathan would hunt for the mummy, but it was not to be defeated. One day, all the children in Agaland disappeared! They had all been captured by the mummy. Nobody else knew what to do. It was then that Jonathan realised that it was up to him to save Agaland and the children! So now Jonathan Statrek prepared all his weapons - lots of them - to defeat the mummy. So he left everyone and searched for the hideous mummy out into the dark, creepy woods. In a moment or two, Jonathan heard a mysterious sound. Suddenly, strange monster-like creatures appeared out of nowhere. They seemed to be the mummy’s evil minions. So then, Jonathan took out his two weapons, his gun and his sword. He fought them off and they were no match for him. Not one bit. Soon, they were all finally defeated. Jonathan finally found the children and the evil mummy. When he had seen that the mummy wasn’t watching, he quietly untied the poor, frightened children and set them free. Just right after he saved them all, the mummy caught Jonathan! “Hey! What are you doing here, trespasser?” exclaimed the mummy. “You’re stealing my witnesses!” “It was you who stole them all from our land!” yelled Jonathan. “Well, I live in this land, too, so I can invade it,” argued the mummy. “Well, you can’t invade it any longer, because you have lost! So goodbye and good riddance!” Jonathan insisted. “Ha! Ha! Ha! I haven’t lost yet!” replied the mummy. “I still need a fight!” “You can’t just leave without challenging me. If you win, good luck for you, but if you lose, I will continue invading Agaland! Good luck, hero.” “Alright then, let’s do it,” dared Jonathan. So then the mummy and Jonathan started fighting each other. The mummy kept on hitting and hitting poor Jonathan. By now, Jonathan was really, badly hurt. But Jonathan just suddenly stood up again. Then he took out his long gun and shot the mummy right in the face. He quickly ran to the mummy, took out his knife, stabbed the mummy in the chest, and then in the heart. Then, he took out his long and mighty sword, chopped off the mummy’s head, and finally killed the dreaded mummy! Its curse no longer had power over Agaland. Jonathan returned home happily. When he got home, he had already seen that all the children were back with their families, and everyone was so glad. He told everyone the news about how he defeated the mummy. Everyone cheered out loud for Jonathan and Jonathan was really glad too. From then on, nobody in Agaland was ever again afraid to come out of their homes because of their hero, Jonathan Statrek. Peace finally prevailed in Agaland. And they all lived happily, ever after.

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Materials Needed: Coloured Paper (as the base card) Drawing Paper Ribbon Glitter Powder or Glitter Glue Googly Eyes Scissors Glue Pencil Marker

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Once your animal face is completed, paste the animal face on the base card, and you’re done!. Hi kids, do you know of any interesting art projects that you’d like to share with other children? If yes, then send in simple instructions with some pictures of your project. We just might feature it here! For more info, call 03-2144 5733 or email kidz@epitome.com.my


Superkidz Club Birthdays

March Birthdays

Diviyah A/P Suresh Kumar (Mar' 3) “Our love & wishes to the light of our life. Happy Birthday Darling Diviyah.”

Jonathan Lim (Mar’ 15) “Hope you have a wonderful birthday and enjoy opening all your presents. Love and kisses, Grandpa and Grandma.””

Mehervan Singh (Mar' 10) “Happy 12th Birthday Mehervan. Enjoy life, stay cool & always be that great guy your friends admire!”

Noor Syazaleeana (Mar’ 15) “Little princess, may all your dreams come true like Cinderella’s.”

Shankar Sathish Chandran (Mar’ 14) “Dear Shankar, wishing you a fruitful year ahead and may all your wishes come true.”

Liew May Teng (Mar' 20) “Happy 9th Birthday our lovely princess! Daddy & Mummy love you and are proud to have you!”

Aloysius Chok Zhiong Yang (Mar' 15) “Happy Birthday Aloysius! Love you forever, Daddy & Mummy”

Alysha Dev Kaur Dhaliwal (Mar' 22) Happy Birthday to our Princess of the Year! Your goals have impressed many. Love Daddy, Mummy & Hasveen””

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Kix Liau Xione Fun

2-Mar-04

Jonathan Lim

15-Mar-00

Adrian Er Wern Juen

23-Mar-98

Diviyah A/P Suresh Kumar

3-Mar-96

Keith Hia Chin Wei

15-Mar-00

Adrian Danial

24-Mar-00

Franciska Selma Hartmans

3-Mar-98

Noor Syazaleeana Mohd Rosdeen

15-Mar-02

Noel Chin Wai Lok

24-Mar-01

Muhammad Imran

6-Mar-00

Maushi P.M

17-Mar-03

Nikhil Pillai

26-Mar-99

Ryan Gerard Arunachalam

9-Mar-03

Ruslan Yunusmetova

17-Mar-97

Arn Johanna B Lumanog

27-Mar-00

Mehervan Singh

10-Mar-97

Lai Soo Wen

19-Mar-97

Ashley Er

28-Mar-03

Soh Guan Yu

11-Oct-01

Liew May Teng

20-Mar-00

Wong Wei Chang

30-Mar-03

Tan Jia Hui

11-Mar-02

Chin Gia Hung

21-Mar-00

Gary Matthew Kong

30-Mar-05

Soh Cuan Xiang

12-Mar-03

Estine Kim Qi

21-Mar-98

Nadine Lim

30-Mar-97

Shankar Sathish Chandran

14-Mar-97

Alysha Dev Kaur

22-Mar-04

Darren Lim Wan Pin

30-Mar-03

Aloysius Chok Zhiong Yang

15-Mar-05

Ryan Chai

22-Mar-97

Jordan Wong

31-Mar-97

Have a read parents! Imagine your children’s delight and squeals of joy when they discover their photographs published in SUPERKIDZ magazine on their birthdays! There are a maximum of 14 slots of Birthday Wishes available for the months of May and June so start sending in those photos. Deadline: 6th April 2009 • Send photograph along with a message from you (not more than 15 words), and kindly include these details• Your child’s: ∙Name ∙Gender ∙Date of birth (DD/MM/YY) ∙School • Parent’s: ∙Name ∙Address ∙Contact No. (Home & Mobile) ∙Email address

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Adrian Danial (Mar' 24) “Happy 9th Birthday Super Hero. Stay Cool Always. Love Mummy, Daddy, Aikal & Alyssa”

April Birthdays

Ashley Er Seen-Yi (Mar' 28) “Have a great birthday and enjoy your last year in kindergarten!”

Ng Jyn-Mun (Apr’ 1) “You've brought 7 years of happiness. Many more to come. Love you the purplest. Happy Birthday!”

Darren Lim (Mar' 30) “Happy Birthday to our darling honeypot. Bet you like your birthday present Ben 10 Ultimate Omnitrix Watch!”

Chris Wong (Apr' 14) “Nong Chris, mummy & daddy would like to wish you a very HAPPY HAPPY 6th BIRTHDAY!””

Gary Matthew Kong (Mar' 30) “Happy Birthday Gary. We Love ya.. love ya.. love yaaaaaa....Mommy, Daddy & Glenn”

Mabel Woo (Apr’ 16) "Wishing you all the best and we will always love you. From everyone at home."

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Ng Jyn-Mun

1-Apr-02

Isabella Iskandar

17-Apr-94

Niklaus Chong kah Hei

1-Apr-02

Joceleen Chua Li Yin

17-Apr-02

Nur Qaseeh Binti Shukor

2-Apr-08

Kayman Yap Jia Hong

17-Apr-03

Santhini D/O Kalai Chelvan

3-Apr-98

Siti Mazenah Dienta

21-Apr-99

Allyna Yau Pei Ting

8-Apr-03

Amir Adam Bin Shamshudoa

22-Apr-04

Nur Ezyyati Nadira

8-Apr-03

Valentina Ho Shan-Mei

23-Apr-96

Lisa Ngu Chiew Ee

11-Apr-05

Wong Yuan Yu

23-Apr-04

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At last, a kids’ club that does more for your kids by helping discover their hidden talents and giving them a voice in Kidz & Superkidz Magazines – a platform for your children’s flair for writing, modelling or simply to showcase their unique gifts and individuality!

What’s more, all SUPERKIDZ CLUB memberswill be thoughtfully and creatively entertained and pampered with…

Cool Benefits Discounts And Giveaways!

Turn to page 3 to find out where you can enjoy these privileges!

SUPERKIDZ magazine - MarApr2009 issue  

bi-monthly magazine for children, parents & families

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