Make Magic! Do Good! (Hardcover)

By Dallas Clayton, Dallas Clayton (Illustrator)
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Description


From an exciting new face in children’s literature, Dallas Clayton, comes a book of illustrated poems full of wisdom, wonder, and whimsy.

A boy with a beard tries to stay six forever. A frightful monster lives a million miles away, but is equally scared of you. A magic rope hangs from the sky, next to a sign saying "Give me a try." In this brightly illustrated selection of playful, often provocative poems, ideas run the gamut from stopping your lightning-fast running to help others keep up, imagining a store that sells colors never before made, or admitting you’ll never know all the answers (and sleeping better at night). Following the runaway success of his self-published debut, Dallas Clayton’s quirky, captivating collection makes it clear that this rising talent, whose work has evoked comparisons to Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak, and Shel Silverstein, exudes a spirit and style all his own.

About the Author


My name is Dallas Clayton. I used to be a unicorn, but now I write kids' books. I wrote this book and drew the pictures. I hope you like it.

My name is Dallas Clayton. I used to be a unicorn, but now I write kids' books. I wrote this book and drew the pictures. I hope you like it.

Praise For…


Clayton succinctly delivers a number of behavioral tips looking to foster kindness, generosity, courage and spontaneity in the next generation.
—Kirkus Reviews

This is an uplifting read, a little wonder that speaks of the magic and good in everyone and the importance of following one’s dreams.
—School Library Journal

Each of these poems overflow with joy and optimism.
—GeekDad (Wired.com)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780763657468
ISBN-10: 0763657468
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: November 13th, 2012
Pages: 112
Language: English