Clanton, Ben Something Extraordinary. PICTURE BOOK. Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, 2015. $17.99. This story is about a boy who wishes for a different life where he is amazing and that he could do amazing things. For most of the book he talks about what his wishes and dreams. He ends up realizing that the life he is leading is extraordinary and that makes him content and happy. The story was really cool. The pictures were unique and impressive. The message was the best part. ADVISABLE. Pre-K. EL (K-3). Student Reviewer- ML.