The King of Too Many Things (Hardcover)

The King of Too Many Things (Hardcover)

This fun, modern fairy tale is great to share with kids who think they need everything!

The King of Too Many Things is a positive power story for kids (and parents!) during the holiday season.  We can get so wrapped up in gift giving that we can forget that the holidays are about spending quality time with your family and not about how much STUFF you can accumulate.  My family tries to focus on holiday activities we can do together; putting up a tree, making gingerbread houses, listening to holiday music, taking night walks to check out lights – and those are really the moments that get my children (and Bob and I) excited about this time of year.

King Jasper can order his wizard to conjure up anything at all: dragons, robots, superheroes, even rainbow-colored kittens―which leads to a magical mess only he can clean up.  A hilarious, modern fairy tale, The King of Too Many Things will keep readers guessing with the turn of every page, while showing how always wanting more can ultimately lead to less happiness.  LOVE.

About the Author:  Laurel Snyder lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where she writes books for kids and makes lots of fun messes. She believes firmly that you can never have too many kittens! Some of her previous titles include the E.B. White Read-Aloud book Penny Dreadful and the Parents’ Choice Silver Honor title Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova. Visit her online at laurelsnyder.com.

About the Illustrator:  Aurore Damant is a French illustrator, animator, and art director. She illustrated The Haunted Library series for Penguin Random House and worked as a character designer on The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. She lives in Paris, France, with her most loyal supporters: her husband, Julien, and cat, Franklin. You can find her online at auroredamant.tumblr.com.

The King of Too Many Things (Hardcover)

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List Price: $ 17.99

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