The November issue of Highlights magazine features the artwork of a 12-year-old Littleton boy.

Each year, Highlights receives more than 35,000 submissions for its "You're the Cover Artist" contest.

Alexander Tallentire was one of only 42 children chosen for the November 2017 issue. He enjoys biology, math and origami. Alexander wants to be a robot designer when he grows up.

Devoted to “Fun with a Purpose” for 70 years—Highlights for Children, Inc. has helped children become their best selves—creative, curious, confident and caring. 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.

Other children who want to submit their work to be considered for publication in future Highlights issues can visit for more information on the guidelines.