The Child of Dreams

By Irena Brignull

Illustrated by Richard Jones

A moving picture 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 timeless story with sumptuous illustrations, this picture book will be shared and treasured by all families whatever their shape or size. "A joy to pore over." The Irish Independent, Children’s Books of the Year

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 4+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406392807
  • Published: 01 Jul 2021
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 270 x 190 mm
  • Pages: 56

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Customer reviews


'The illustrations glow with unusual colours like teal and amber, making the pages a joy to pore over.' The Irish Independent, Children’s Books of the Year

'A touching tale of love, family and belonging, this picturebook features beautiful, colourful illustrations of nature that take the reader, alongside the heroine, on a poetic and emotional journey.' Children's Books Ireland - Mind Yourself

'Featured in The Bookseller July Previews.' The Bookseller

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