Sweet Dreams: Poems and Paintings for the Child Abed (Hardcover)

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With 42 original poems by author Rick Telander and an equal number of full-page, full-color illustrations from 42 different artists from four countries, Sweet Dreams is a beautiful, easy-to-read poetry collection in the fashion of Robert Louis Stevenson’s century-old classic, A Child’s Garden of Verses. 

Started when Telander was sick in a bed many years ago and had begun writing the poems in his head, this bookis a work of caring for young boys and girls who must make that ordinary yet complex and sometimes frightening transition from waking reality to the land of Nod.  

Sweet Dreams will amuse, delight, intrigue, and above all soothe any child before sleep.  This bookis a gift to all children, the way the best illustrated words can be.


About the Author

Rick Telander is the senior sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and a former senior writer for Sports Illustrated and ESPN: the Magazine. In 2018, he was awarded the Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence by the Society of Professional Journalists, and in 2021, he was inducted into the National Sportswriters Hall of Fame. He is the author of ten books, including Heaven Is a Playground.

Praise For…

"Lifelong newswriter pens sweet bedtime poems! And has them illustrated by a wonderful collection of illustrator friends! It you are looking for sweet dreams--read all about it! right here." --Jon Scieszka, Library of Congress' first national ambassador for young people's literature

Product Details
ISBN: 9781510778337
ISBN-10: 1510778330
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 96
Language: English