What Wonders Do You See... When You Dream?

What Wonders Do You See... When You Dream?

4.37 (194 ratings by Goodreads)
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The day has ended. Hasn't it been splendid? But now, it's time--to be sure--for an entirely different adventure.

This is an invitation to a new nighttime ritual, a going-to-bed book that reminds us all that bedtime can be the most wonderful time of all...

The spellbinding style and alluring rhythm of Justine Avery's writing are brought to life by Liuba Syrotiuk's dreamlike watercolor illustrations to inspire children and adults to set aside the day's excitement and drift into the adventure of sleep itself.

What Wonders Do You See... When You Dream? encourages calm and creativity, relaxation and imagination, and welcomes young and old alike to the blissful, magical time of bedtime.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 2mm | 104g
  • English
  • 38 Illustrations
  • 194812422X
  • 9781948124225
  • 1,942,870

Review quote

"A different approach to sleep than the usual admonitions ... Kids realize that sleep is an opportunity; not a limiting factor to potential fun ... An outstanding alternative to most sleep books." --Midwest Book Review

"Delightful bedtime tale, superbly illustrated ... Perfect for a restless child at bedtime ... Highly recommended." --The Wishing Shelf Review

"Perfect for any bedtime ... A fantastic and beautiful piece of children's literature ... A way for a parent to strengthen the bond with their child ... The book almost acts like a lullaby." --Entrada Publishing

"What if kids didn't groan when it was time for bed? ... Gorgeously illustrated and eloquently written ... I can't think of a better selection for a bedtime story ... Most highly recommended." --Readers' Favorite

"Lots of ideas to explore and discuss with your child ... Will hold each child's attention until the end ... Recommend this book to be read to all children... A thoroughly enjoyable and enriching experience." --LoveReading4Kids

"Find the alluring promise of what sleep can bring ... Blissfully playful illustrations ... Sure to inspire young dreamers ... Sleeping is indeed something to look forward to!" --The Children's Book Review

"Away into the delicious land of irrepressible dreams you go! ... a tactic that will work on many a reluctant child." --The Bookbag

"[My children] have a better idea of how to explain their dreams and understand the power of their dreams to help spark their imagination during the day ... Full of soothing watercolors that are sure to put the children and adults who read the book in a calm mood ... I recommend this book for audiences of all ages to enjoy." --Tulsa Book Review

"Singsong rhyme and rhythm helps lull young readers to sleep, and the story's instructions are almost hypnotic ... Vibrant watercolors have amazing details on every page. The characters come to life ... A wonderful choice for bedtime reading." --San Francisco Book Review

"A good bedtime story because it rhymes and because they talk about bedtime stuff that help[s] you fall asleep ... I like the story because some parts were silly ... I recommend this book to anyone who likes bedtime stories and to anyone who has a big imagination." --Madie, age 6, for Kids BookBuzz Book Review

"Anything but the predictable, expected kid's book ... [The illustrations] are simply breathtaking, so lovely and engrossing ... A great education tool for the children reading along ... A thoroughly enjoyable children's night-time story." --Seattle Book Review

"Our panel of judges really felt this book merited a place on our list of the best in family-friendly products that parents and educators can feel confident in using." --Dawn Matheson, CEO, Mom's Choice Awards
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Rating details

194 ratings
4.37 out of 5 stars
5 63% (123)
4 20% (38)
3 10% (19)
2 5% (9)
1 3% (5)
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