The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

The Most Magnificent Thing

  • Ashley Spires
  • Kids Can Press
  • 1st April, 2014
  • Children's Fiction

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!

Perfectionists are running the world! They come in all shapes and sizes! Have you ever known a child who is kind of a perfectionist? The one who gets frustrated because their picture didn’t turned out how they wanted it to?

Life is tough and the heroine in this book is a good example of how it’s ok to become frustrated when making mistakes. The story also shows that taking a break can help you to calm down and find the perfect solution to your project! ¬†Perfect book to show any kid how important is to find a way to self-soothe and try again!

Society is pushing everyone to be perfect. It’s like we life lives where mistakes are not allowed. This book shows how important is to make these mistakes to get what we want.

Illustrations are gorgeous in this book. The variety of layouts and so many details!

Good book to add to any child’s or classroom bookshelf.