The Child of Dreams

Suggested age 4 – 8


Author: Irena Brignull
Illustrator: Richard Jones
ISBN: 9781406392807
Date Published: 1 July 2021

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.

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Dimensions19 × 1.5 × 19 cm

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Age 3 – 5, Age 5 – 7, Age 7 – 9




“A joy to pore over.”
The Irish Independent, Children’s Books of the Year
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