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A growth mindset story about resilience, grit, and creativity.

“Corchin and Dougherty combine talents in this metaphorical tale of creativity, resilience, and growth mindset...Grit and imagination combine to turn “No” into a definite “Yes.”   -Kirkus Reviews

"The process of creation is sometimes painful and collaborative and ultimately fun, this book is the first that I’ve ever seen to express that idea." - Elizabeth Bird, School Library Journal

"This is a perfect read for any creative or inventive child." - Book Trib

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From the award-winning team of A Thousand NO's

A story about communicating and understanding.


"A funny read-aloud with a great message." 

-Kirkus Reviews

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Featured Store Item! 

8.5 x 11 Print featuring various original art pieces and the poem Permission. Frame and mat not included. 

Pictured: print mounted on 11x14 light blue mat and white wooden frame.

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If You Find A Unicorn, It Is Not Yours To Keep

"Reminiscent of Neil Gaiman’s Instructions"

                                   - Publishers Weekly

"Gems of wisdom hidden cleverly within wonderful imaginative scenarios." - Children's Literary Classics

"...looks simple on the surface but intensely philosophical as you re-read the lines. This is definitely a copy to be cherished for many years to come – great for ages 9 to 90" - Educator (Mitra) Book Reviews

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As seen in the new Tom Hanks movie,
"A Man Called Otto!"


"[The author's] anecdotes capture the good, the bad, and the spit valves, showcasing an inside look at the life of a band nerd."

- School Library Journal

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New Picture Book For Adults

Relatable, hilarious, and has a lot of swears. A bold, picture book approach to the messy human experience.

"The engaging story shows how people from around the world and all walks of life endure similar problems and may need a helping hand. Or, if the situation calls for it, an upraised middle finger." - Kirkus Reviews

"The book is hilarious and thoughtful and swearful: imagine Ted Lasso writing a picture book for the team, but in the voice of Roy Kent." Gene Ha (Multi-Eisner Winner)


Journal of Wonder

A Journal to Collect Your Magical Thoughts

A little wonder reminder illustration on each page.


New bundle pricing for classrooms and groups!

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Author Visits

In-Person & Virtual

"An author that all need to see, hear, and enjoy!"

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