The Child Of Dreams
The Child Of Dreams
The Child Of Dreams
The Child Of Dreams
The Child Of Dreams

The Child Of Dreams

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A beautiful classic gift book that celebrates family and belonging, from acclaimed screenwriter Irena Brignull.

A little girl wants to know where she came from and why she doesn't have a father. When her mother cannot tell her, the girl decides to find out for herself. Her journey leads her on a quest through the woods, tracing her own story back to its source with the help of the animals she meets, until she discovers what truly matters in making a family.

A beautiful, timeless story with sumptuous illustrations, this classic gift book from acclaimed screenwriter Irena Brignull and exciting illustrator Richard Jones will be shared and treasured by all families whatever their shape or size.

Format: Paperback

Why is storytime important?

If we’re going to be all formal and official we’d say that reading stories to children is important because it fosters a love of reading and learning from a young age, which in turn can have long-lasting positive effects on their academic success and overall development. We could also say that reading with children helps develop language and literacy skills by exposing them to a rich vocabulary and proper sentence structure. We could even add that it encourages imagination and creativity as children immerse themselves in different worlds and characters.

We can say all of that and it’s true and important, but really, in our hearts and in our guts we all know that reading with children is inherently right, there is something fundamental and instinctive about it. It’s a closeness, a bonding, a moment to slow down, to take that moment when you’re not unloading the washing machine or scraping uneaten food off plates, or worrying about that upcoming meeting, when you can be present in the moment, and tell your child a story.

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