Annika Petras

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Annika Petras lives in California and was born in 2007.

  • She often writes and performs plays, and wants to work as a writer when she grows up. 
  • Annika loves to travel and has traveled to a few countries so far, but hopes to visit many more someday.
  • Her favorites series of books is A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. 

“I think it would be pretty cool to interview people who have made a difference helping people.”

Annika Petras

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Annika with Emily Vu, a member of the FNL Club

Kids Take Action Against Distracted Driving

Annika Petras

November 6th, 2018

Each year, students in California document the number of distracted drivers in front of their schools.

A Conversation With Dav Pilkey

Annika Petras

October 25th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of the best-selling Dog Man and Captain Underpants book series.


Christopher Robin Comes to the Big Screen

Annika Petras

August 3rd, 2018

Jim Cummings, the voice of Winnie the Pooh and Tigger in a new movie from Disney, talks about his love for the timeless characters.     

Annika with swimming superstar Katie Ledecky

Swimmers Shine in California Competition

Annika Petras

August 1st, 2018

Top U.S. competitors show their skills at the Phillips 66 USA Swimming National Championships in Irvine, California.

Clifford the Big Red Dog, one of Daliyah’s favorite book characters, even made an appearance on the show!

A “Little Big” Reader Inspires Others

Annika Petras

June 26th, 2018

Dailyah Arana started to read when she was just a toddler. Now the Georgia resident is taking her love of reading to Little Big Shots.

Friendship Is the Best Medicine

Annika Petras

June 11th, 2018

A 10-year-old girl with Type 1 Diabetes explains what the disease is and how her best friend helps her manage it.

Kid Reporter gets creative in an optical illusion room.

A Museum of Selfies?

Annika Petras

April 16th, 2018

A pop-up museum in Glendale, California, explores the social media craze.

A Wrinkle in Time

Annika Petras

March 8th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the cast and director of A Wrinkle In Time, a new movie from Disney.

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Astounding Kids and Their Inventions

Annika Petras

February 7th, 2018

Students in California solve problems creatively in the Astounding Inventions Contest.

Annika Petras, Kid Reporter, with Simon Watt, founder of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society.

Cuteness Not Required

Annika Petras

January 4th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with Simon Watt, founder of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society.