Jack and the Dreamsack by Laurence Anholt
  

Synopsis

Jack and the Dreamsack by Laurence Anholt

Every night when Jack goes to sleep he has wonderful dreams. The only problem is he can't really remember them the next day. So one night he determines to go to the land of dreams and put them in a sack and save them for the next day. But dreams are elusive things and not as easy to capture as you would think. Or are they? A truly original and fresh picture book that reminds us to believe in our dreams - those we have asleep or awake.

About the Author

Laurence Anholt

Laurence Anholt has written over seventy books, many in collaboration with his wife Catherine. They are both highly regarded in the UK and abroad as a successful author/illustrator team, and have had their books translated into many different languages. They met as undergraduates at Falmouth School of Art, and went on to achieve Master’s Degrees from the Royal Academy of Art and the Royal College respectively. The books which they have collaborated on are based firmly within their own family’s experiences, and many of Catherine’s illustrations depict scenes which families will recognise. It is this element which has helped to make their books so successful. Laurence also writes and illustrates his own books, and has written books with other illustrators, notably the Seriously Silly Stories, a topsy turvy series based on traditional tales but with a wonderful new twist. These were hilariously illustrated by Arthur Robins. In this series, Snow White and the Seven Aliens was awarded The Smarties Book Prize, and was shortlisted for the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Children’s Book Award and the Experian Big Three Book Prize. Daft Jack and the Beanstack was on the Sheffield Book Award shortlist and Ghostyshocks and the Three Scares was Pick of the Year for the Children’s Book Award. Laurence writes for a wide range of ages and is one of the most popular authors of today. Catherine and Laurence Anholt live in Lyme Regis with their three children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Laurence Anholt
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Author's Website

www.anholt.co.uk/all-about-...

Publisher


www.bloomsbury.com/Trade/

Publication date

3rd May 2004

ISBN

9780747564843


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