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

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Product Details
Price
$12.59
Publisher
Suteki Creative
Publish Date
Pages
36
Dimensions
7.0 X 10.0 X 0.09 inches | 0.23 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781948124225

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About the Author
Justine Avery is an award-winning author of stories large and small for all. Born in the American Midwest and raised all over the world, she is inherently an explorer, duly fascinated by everything around her and excitedly noting the stories that abound all around. As an avid reader of all genres, she weaves her own stories among them all. She has a predilection for writing speculative fiction and story twists and surprises she can't even predict herself. Avery has either lived in or explored all 50 states of the union, over 36 countries, and all but one continent; she lost count after moving 30-some times before the age of 20. She's intentionally jumped out of airplanes and off the highest bungee jump in New Zealand, scuba dived unintentionally with sharks, designed websites, intranets, and technical manuals, bartered with indigenous Panamanians, welded automobile frames, observed at the Bujinkan Hombu Dojo in Noba, Japan, and masterminded prosperous internet businesses-to name a few adventures. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree that life has never required, and at age 28, she sold everything she owned and quit corporate life-and her final "job"-to freelance and travel the world as she always dreamed of. And she's never looked back. Aside from her native English, Avery speaks a bit of Japanese and a bit more Spanish, her accent is an ever-evolving mixture of Midwestern American with notes of the Deep South and indiscriminate British vocabulary and rhythm, and she says "eh"-like the Kiwis, not the Canadians. She currently lives between Los Angeles and London with her husband, British film director Devon Avery, and their adored children. She writes from wherever her curiosity takes her. Avery loves to connect with fellow readers and creatives, explorers and imaginers, and cordially invites you to say "hello"-or konnichiwa.
Liuba Syrotiuk is a Ukrainian designer and watercolor artist. She works as an interior designer and watercolor illustrator. Liuba is a bright and sunny person, willing to find beauty in everything, especially in nature. Traveling around the world with a small box of watercolors makes her the happiest person.
Reviews

"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