Rocky Zang in the Amazing Mr. Magic is yet another charming installment in the Judy Moody and Friends series. Independent readers will devour this book, which uses kid friendly humor and bright, engaging illustrations to further draw in the reader. The children in this series are very authentic and relatable to early readers, and the problems they face are the kind of growing pains problems all children face. The value of friendship, respect for others, kindness, and not jumping to conclusions is highlighted in a way that feels like a continuation of the entertainment rather than like a soapbox. This book, and indeed this entire series, is destined to be on many a young reader's favorites shelf to be read and re-read time and again.