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Make magic! do good! (edition 2012)

by Dallas Clayton

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Title:Make magic! do good!
Authors:Dallas Clayton
Info:Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2012.
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What a fun book! The poems are cute and quirks, but it's the whimsical illustrations that really make this book worth reading!The illustrations are quirky and colorful enough enough to make a child giggle, but also done in such a cheerful way that an adult can't help but smile as well.
  PirateColey | Jun 1, 2014 |
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I love that Clayton is able to bring humor to serious topics. I have used his poems several times when teaching children. The material is a great way to begin discussions. ( )
  bluehose1 | Oct 31, 2013 |
Poems which are funny, clever, and accompanied by funny drawings.
  kellw | Mar 18, 2013 |
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A very fun poetry book. Make Magic! Do Good! Is a very fun and colorful book and great for kids! Adults will love it as well, I did!
  SaraEllen | Mar 9, 2013 |
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Dallas Clayton channelled the spirit of Shel Silverstein with this book - This isn't a bad thing. These poems are fun, nicely illustrated, and will be sure to delight kids of all ages. The message in these poems are nice and positive, but always with a twist. Highly recommended for that person who likes funny poems! ( )
  TheDivineOomba | Nov 25, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763657468, Hardcover)

From 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.

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A collection of poems full of wisdom and wonder.

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