Mother Daughter Book Reviews is pleased to share information about the new inspiring book from New York Times bestselling children’s book author and illustrator, Peter H. Reynolds: “HAPPY DREAMER”. Thank you to Scholastic with providing us with a copy of the book as well as a copy for the giveaway open to our followers from the U.S. (scroll below for more information).
About the Book:
Title: Happy Dreamer | Author & Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds | Publisher: Orchard Books (an imprint of Scholastic | Publication Date: March 28, 2017 | Number of Pages: 32 | Recommended Ages: 4 to 8
Book Description: In the same spirit as OH, ALL THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!, the beloved, worldwide bestselling creator of The Dot and Ish inspires readers of every age to find their own unique path to happy, and to always follow their dreams with HAPPY DREAMER.
Picture book and creativity guru Peter H. Reynolds brings us a universally poignant celebration of the colorful spectrum of what it means to dream and the many ways to find happy!
While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines, Happy Dreamer celebrates all those moments in between when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to become our own true dreamer maximus! In Peter’s signature voice and style, this empowering picture book reminds children of how much their dreams matter, and while life will have ups and downs, he enlists readers to stay true to who they are, to tap into their most creative inner selves, and to never ever forget to dream big!
Peter H. Reynolds’ latest inspirational book is a perfect gift for graduations, new babies, milestone moments, and any happy occasion throughout the year for any age!
The Buzz About the Book:
“Empowering. . . As an exploration of emotions, impulses, and creativity, the book would help children identify why they feel the way they do, and help others understand why people may respond to events differently.” ~ Booklist
“Like a roller-coaster ride, Reynolds’ text and illustrations capture the energetic side of creativity and the gloom of cleaning up the messes that come with it while providing a wide vocabulary to describe emotional brilliance and resilience . . . A sweet gift to praise spirited individuality, this choice encourages readers to dream big.” ~ Kirkus Reviews
“Reynolds returns to familiar inspirational territory as he celebrates individuality, self-expression, and the joys of being a dreamer… He offers a liberating validation of dreaming as restorative, comforting, and powerful, while giving kids full license to be themselves.”~ Publishers Weekly
“Celebratory…The digital illustrations feature loose linework and soft, swirling pastels. As in many of Reynolds’s books, the text is hand lettered….A lovely graduation gift.”~ School Library Journal
Download the HAPPY DREAMER CLASSROOM KIT
– – a fun kit complete with activities to share with your readers!
Prize: One (1) winner will receive a print copy of Happy Dreamer by Peter H. Reynolds
Contest ends: May 16, 11:59 pm, 2017
Open: United States
How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below
Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by Scholastic and is hosted and managed by Renee from Mother Daughter Book Reviews. If you have any additional questions – feel free to send and email to Renee(at)MotherDaughterBookReviews(dot)com.
About the Author: Peter H. Reynolds
Peter H. Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling children’s book author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Judy Moody series, written by Meghan McDonald; The Dot; Ish; Sky Color; and Allison McGhee’s Someday, selling more than two million books in over 25 languages around the globe. In 1996, he founded FableVision with his brother Paul as a social change agency to help move the world to a better place by creating “stories that matter, stories that move.” He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, with his family.#HappyDreamer
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