“One day, the girl has a wonderful idea. She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing!” – Ashley Spires
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires is an absolutely adorable story of a little girl and her dog. Working together, the two try to make “the most magnificent thing” a perplexing creation that does not become clear until the end of the story. After trial and error, and numerous frustrating attempts, the little girl and her dog begin to realize that despite failing multiple times, they got parts of the creation right each time along the way. With a new found energy and sense of dedication, the to work hard and in the end create the most magnificent thing.
This story, which features adorable illustrations, is a charming tale of childhood creativity and the reality of frustration brought on by multiple failed attempts. With an emphasis on a can-do attitude, and a focus on team work, The Most Magnificent Thing truly is a magnificent read for young readers!