illustrated by Elise Parsley
You can have anything you want in the whole word. But only if you say the magic word.
A subversive take on the topic of manners that still manages to deliver a message about human decency.
—The Horn Book
Brightly colored digital illustrations perfectly complement the text and convey Paxton’s over-the-top antics, while showing both his fiendish and vulnerable sides. Although the moral “be careful what you wish for” is a well-used theme, this telling will resonate with(and tickle) the intended audience.