Winner of 10 national awards including IRA Children''s Choice, Teachers'' Choice, and Book Sense Children''s Pick! "This elegant children''s book depicts the journey of life with all the hopes and dreams found along the way... Richly crafted and thoughtfully written, ''Dream'' is a dazzling project that challenges us to find a dream and follow it" -- The Bloomsbury Review. Fifteen top children''s illustrators each offer a gorgeously illustrated page to complement quotations from historical sages and a beautifully told, multilayered poetic story about life''s hopes and dreams from childhood to adulthood, inspiring both children and adults. A book to explore and discuss with children, a keepsake and collector''s item, and a lovely gift book for milestones like a birth or graduation, the holidays and birthdays. "Dream" offers wonder, wisdom, and good wishes -- for everyone who dreams.
15 of the top illustrators in the world each offer a gorgeously
illustrated page in a beautifully told poetic story about life's
hopes and dreams from childhood to adulthood, inspiring both
children and adults.
From the smallest personal beginnings to the largest human
triumphs, why are we here if not to dream? As you open the Dream
Chest, you're whisked away on a colorful journey of a lifetime.
WHOOSH through the teddy bears and castles of childhood. WHOOSH
again into the labyrinths and mountains of adolescence and
adulthood. Thought-provoking quotations from some of the world's
greatest philosophers, innovators, and leaders are sprinkled
throughout the story text. There are stops along the way to meet
famous people and explore inventions throughout history. The key
message -- you're never too young or too old to dream.
Dream: A Tale of Wonder, Wisdom & Wishes is a one-of-a-kind
collaboration that has been five years in the making. Bestselling
author Susan V. Bosak (Something to Remember Me By, Science Is...)
has teamed with fifteen internationally-acclaimed illustrators --
including winners of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal and
Caldecott Medal: Wayne Anderson, James Bennett, Christian
Birmingham, Mike Carter, Raúl Colón, Leo and Diane Dillon,
Zhong-Yang Huang, Robert Ingpen, Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher,
Michèle Lemieux, Barbara Reid, Shaun Tan, Bruce Wood.
Dream is an inspiring celebration of living and dreaming for all
ages. Children will discover all the possibilities within
themselves and adults will be reminded that their best can be just
This is an extraordinary book -- a true collector's item.
Parents, grandparents, and teachers can share it with children,
exploring all the amazing details in the illustrations and
searching for the hidden stars (endnotes offer plenty of
information about each illustrator and illustration). It's also an
inspiring book for adults at any stage in their life, and a
beautiful gift book for a birth, graduation, or other life
Dream offers wonder, wisdom, and good wishes for all ages. It's
a book to treasure, to share, and to give as a gift -- for everyone
Robert Iingpen began studying illustration and book design at The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. In 1986, he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen medal for his contribution to children's literature, and he was recently honored with Membership of the Order of Australia. His many books include versions of The Wind in the Willows, The Jungle Book, A Christmas Carol, and Treasure Island.