Most Magnificent Thing, The

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Kids Can Press Ltd, Apr 1, 2014 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
A little girl and her canine assistant set out to make the most magnificent thing. But after much hard work, the end result is not what the girl had in mind. Frustrated, she quits. Her assistant suggests a long walk, and as they walk, it slowly becomes clear what the girl needs to do to succeed. A charming story that will give kids the most magnificent thing: perspective!
 

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User Review  - collinshapiro - LibraryThing

This book follows a creative girl as she tries to perfect her "magnificent" thing. She grows more frustrated with each creation- and then grows angry and explodes- giving up. As her rage subsides, she ... Read full review

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A little girl who likes to tinker has an idea for the most magnificent thing. She goes about making it, but it all comes out wrong. So she quits. And then she tries again and overcomes the problems ... Read full review

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Ashley Spires grew up in the Pacific Northwest, the supposed stomping grounds of Bigfoot. She is the author and illustrator of a number of books for children, including Small Saul and the Adventures of Binky the Space Cat. She was the recipient of the 2011 Silver Birch Express Award and the 2011 Hackmatack Award for Binky the Space Cat and was shortlisted for a Joe Shuster Comics for Kids Award and an Eisner Award for Binky Under Pressure. Ashley currently lives in British Columbia.

Ashley Spires grew up in the Pacific Northwest, the supposed stomping grounds of Bigfoot. She is the author and illustrator of a number of books for children, including Small Saul and the Adventures of Binky the Space Cat. She was the recipient of the 2011 Silver Birch Express Award and the 2011 Hackmatack Award for Binky the Space Cat and was shortlisted for a Joe Shuster Comics for Kids Award and an Eisner Award for Binky Under Pressure. Ashley currently lives in British Columbia.

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