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What can you do with two blobs of clay? Create something amazing! But don’t leave them alone for too long. Things might get a little crazy.

In this photographic friendship adventure, the claymates squish, smash, and sculpt themselves into the funniest shapes imaginable. But can they fix a giant mess before they’re caught in the act?


Praise for Claymates:


A Junior Library Guild Selection
A 2019 Monarch Award Nominee
A 2018 Wisconsin Library Association Outstanding Book
A 2018-2019 Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award Nominee


* "The dynamic interaction between the characters invites readers to take risks, push boundaries, and have a little unscripted fun of their own."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review


* "Petty's punchy, dialogue-only narrative and newcomer Eldridge's expressive sculpture give these clay buddies a surplus of personality.... a giddy mix of naive and naughty."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Readers and pre-readers alike will be delighted.... the value of play for the sake of play shines above all else."—Shelf Awareness

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