Shane Hitchcock likes getting messy. He also likes making things, especially things like poems and paintings and books and friends. That's probably why he makes poems and paintings and books, to make friends. Through his books, he shares his views on topics such as dreams, friendship and self-image. He works to empower his readers by helping them find a positive perspective on life's more difficult moments. His books encourage a sense of adventure, a heart full of love and a willingness to fight through adversity. He hopes that through his books he can share some of the happiness this world has brought to him.