Dallas Clayton shares what he calls ‘kid lessons,’ bite-size lessons that make your life and the lives of the people around you better.

At the very first CreativeMornings/Chicago Happy Hour, guest speaker Dallas Clayton of An Awesome Book gives an inspirational and honest talk based on a few life lessons he’s learned along the way. Dallas is a writer and illustrator of children’s books, full of small lessons that are applicable to every walk of life.

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Work by Dallas Clayton.

The morning was hosted Workshop and sponsored by Lakeshore Beverage, Tallgrass Beer, & Desktime.

The Chicago chapter of CreativeMornings is organized by Kim Knoll & Kyle Eertmoed of Knoed Creative. Follow along with us at @Chicago_CM! Video by Ben Derico.

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There are places in the world where people do not dream of rocker-powered unicorns and candy cane machines, of magic watermelon boats and musical baboons, or teeny tiny trumpet players training pet raccoons. — Dallas Clayton

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    Amazing talk full of wisdom and creativity with a load of laughs.

    Chris Adams