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The most magnificent maker's A to Z  Cover Image Book Book

The most magnificent maker's A to Z / written and illustrated by Ashley Spires.

Spires, Ashley, 1978- (author,, illustrator.).

Summary:

"Award-winning and bestselling author-illustrator Ashley Spires takes readers on an inspirational alphabet journey, as our favorite characters from THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING introduce all the words little makers need to know. This informational picture book gives young kids and their grown-ups vocabulary that will help them on their creative journeys, touching on themes such as growth mindset, imagination, innovation, mistakes and perseverance, so that they, too, can make something MAGNIFICENT one day (maybe even minus the meltdown!)."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781525306297 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1525306294 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, [2023]

Content descriptions

Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic format.
Subject: Makerspaces > Fiction.
Handicraft > Fiction.
Science projects > Fiction.
Genre: Alphabet books.

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch E SPIRE A (Text) 33126025188503 J New Fiction Available -

  • Baker & Taylor
    Sure to inspire magnificent making of every kind, this unique twist on a vocabulary book stresses the importance of imagining, innovating and making mistakes as kids learn the ups and downs of the creative process. 30,000 first printing. Illustrations.
  • Grand Central Pub
    This latest addition to The Most Magnificent series highlights all the words little makers need to know.In this delightful twist on a vocabulary book, the beloved characters from The Most Magnificent Thing walk with readers from A to Z, defining all the words they need to know about making. It perfectly captures the ups (“I is for IDEA. A gift from the imagination that wants to be made”) and the downs (“P is for PATIENCE. Most things don't work the first time ... or the third time ... or even the twelfth time”) all makers face and includes kid-perfect explanations of key concepts (“B is for BRAINSTORM. When ideas of all shapes and sizes rain onto the page”). It's a fun and clever alphabet journey, sure to inspire magnificent making of every kind!Fans of the first two Most Magnificent books will be thrilled to discover the wit and wisdom their favorite girl and her dog have to offer in this new title. Bestselling and award-winning author-illustrator Ashley Spires brings her one-of-a-kind humor, empathy and keen understanding of human nature to this informational picture book, providing children with vocabulary to help them navigate the creative process. It's an excellent motivational tool that showcases a growth mindset; the importance of imagining, innovating and making mistakes; and the character traits of perseverance and resilience. The first book in the series was adapted into an award-winning animated short film in 2019, and Millie Magnificent, an animated TV series based on the books, is currently in production for 2024.
  • Grand Central Pub
    The latest addition to The Most Magnificent series. In this vocabulary book, the characters from The Most Magnificent Thing walk readers from A to Z, through all the words little makers need to know. It captures the ups (“I is for IDEA. A gift from the imagination that wants to be made.”) and downs (“P is for PATIENCE. Most things don't work the first time ... or the third time .... or even the twelfth time.”) of creating and includes explanations of key concepts (“B is for BRAINSTORM. When ideas of all shapes and sizes rain onto the page.”) Witty, clever and encouraging, it's sure to inspire endless magnificent making!

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