The Sleepwalkers by Viviane Schwarz

The Sleepwalkers

Written by Viviane Schwarz
Illustrated by


The Sleepwalkers by Viviane Schwarz

Bad dreams just got good in this inventive and bold new graphic novel from Kate Greenaway shortlisted Viviane Schwarz. When you are afraid to fall asleep, when all your dreams are nightmares, write us a letter, put it under your pillow, we will rescue you... It is almost time for the old and tired Sleepwalkers to return to the waking world. But before they go, they must conjure and train three new replacements. For who else will look after the Sleepwalking House and be there to answer the call of a child frozen stiff with fear, trapped in a nightmare? This is the story of the NEW Sleepwalkers... Filled with action and adventure, and all things that go bump in the night, three brave new heroes tackle the weird and the wild in this uplifting and reassuring story about pulling together as a team and having the confidence to stand up to your fears.


Wonderfully imaginative and inventive. * Booktrust *

About the Author

Viviane Schwarz

Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book, both of which were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (2009, 2012), Is There a Dog in This Book? and How to Find Gold. The Adventures of a Nose was shortlisted for the V&A illustration Award and her debut graphic novel The Sleepwalkers was nominated for the British Comics Awards. She is also the illustrator of Cheese Belongs to You! and I Am Henry Finch, both written by friend and fellow picture book maker, Alexis Deacon. She lives in London. Find Viviane online at Instagram and read more information about the author and illustrator here.

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96 pages


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2013



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