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Dreams for our Daughters

Written by Ruth Doyle

Illustrated by Ashling Lindsay

Part of the Songs and Dreams Series

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Dreams for our Daughters Synopsis

An uplifting and inspirational picture book about the unique experiences and opportunities that children raised as girls will encounter in this sometimes troubling, challenging world. On a star-scattered night a brand new baby with so much potential in born... and the world has dazzling possibilities to offer her. A beautiful and poignant message is at the heart of this book: whatever is expected of you, you can be whoever you want to be. The companion book to Songs for our Sons, this is a truly stunning gift for children and parents at any key life moment, from birth to graduation.

Dreams for our Daughters Press Reviews

Readers who revel in sound, dream, and color will enjoy sharing this poetic experience. * Kirkus * [A] book that all girls will treasure for the rest of their lives -- Emma Suffield * Little Blog of Library Treasures * I am totally in love with this book. The text is nothing short of perfect. Encouraging and inspirational, putting into the most beautiful words what most of us dream of for our daughters. . . The artwork is by turns whimsical, adventurous and energetic. . . Each spread is just a joy to look at! * We(e) Read(s) * Striking to look at and exhilarating to read aloud, this is very special and a lovely book to give to any little girl -- Andrea Reece * LoveReading4Kids *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783448531
Publication date: 3rd February 2022
Author: Ruth Doyle
Illustrator: Ashling Lindsay
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Ruth Doyle

Ruth Doyle (Author) Ruth Doyle always planned to be a writer, but trained as a nurse and studied social care first in order to gain a better understanding of people of all ages and walks of life. She lives on a micro-farm in Kent with her family and an assortment of animals. Ashling Lindsay (Illustrator) Ashling Lindsay is an illustrator from Belfast. Her first book, The Night Box, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Klaus Flugge prize for illustration. Ashling is currently working towards her MA at Belfast School of Art.

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