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  • The Dreamer

    Pam Munoz Ryan, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Peter Sis

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, March 1, 2012)
    Pura Belpré Award WinnerA tender, transcendent, and meticulously crafted novel from Newbery Honoree, Pam Muñoz Ryan, and three-time Caldecott Honoree, Peter Sís!From the time he is a young boy, Neftalí hears the call of a mysterious voice. Even when the neighborhood children taunt him, and when his harsh, authoritarian father ridicules him, and when he doubts himself, Neftalí knows he cannot ignore the call. He listens and follows as it leads him under the canopy of the lush rain forest, into the fearsome sea, and through the persistent Chilean rain on an inspiring voyage of self-discovery that will transform his life and, ultimately, the world.Combining elements of magical realism with biography, poetry, literary fiction, and transporting illustrations, Pam Muñoz Ryan and Peter Sís take readers on a rare journey of the heart and imagination as they explore the inspiring early life of the poet who became Pablo Neruda.
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  • The Daydreamer

    Ian McEwan, Simon Prebble, Recorded Books

    Audiobook (Recorded Books, Aug. 18, 2004)
    In these seven interlinked stories the grown-up Peter reveals the secret journeys, metamorphoses and adventures of his childhood. Living somewhere between dream and reality Peter experiences magical transformations when he swaps bodies with William, the family cat, the baby Kenneth and, in the final story, wakes up as a twelve-year-old inside a grown-up body and experiences the adventure of falling in love.
  • The Dreamer

    Pam Munoz Ryan, Tony Chiroldes, Scholastic Audio

    Audiobook (Scholastic Audio, May 6, 2010)
    Winner of the 2011 Pure Belpre Award for fiction now in an elegant paperback edition! From the time he is a young boy, Neftali hears the call of a mysterious voice. He knows he must follow it--even when the neighborhood children taunt him, and when his harsh, authoritarian father ridicules him, and when he doubts himself. It leads him under the canopy of the lush rain forest, into the fearsome sea, and through the persistent Chilean rain, until finally, he discovers its source. Combining elements of magical realism with biography, poetry, literary fiction, and sensorial, transporting illustrations, Pam Munoz Ryan and Peter Sis take readers on a rare journey of the heart and imagination.
  • The Daydreamer

    Ian McEwan

    Paperback (Anchor, Jan. 18, 2000)
    A delightful literary foray for adults and children alike, from the inexhaustible imagination of Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author Ian McEwan. In these seven exquisitely interlinked episodes, the grown-up protagonist Peter Fortune reveals the secret journeys, metamorphoses, and adventures of his childhood. Living somewhere between dream and reality, Peter experiences fantastical transformations: he swaps bodies with the wise old family cat; exchanges existences with a cranky infant; encounters a very bad doll who has come to life and is out for revenge; and rummages through a kitchen drawer filled with useless objects to discover some not-so-useless cream that actually makes people vanish. Finally, he wakes up as an eleven-year-old inside a grown-up body and embarks on the truly fantastic adventure of falling in love. Moving, dreamlike, and extraordinary, The Daydreamer marks yet another imaginative departure for Ian McEwan.
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  • The Daydreamer

    Ian McEwan

    language (Anchor, Aug. 3, 2011)
    A delightful literary foray for adults and children alike, from the inexhaustible imagination of Booker Prize-winning, best-selling author Ian McEwan. In these seven exquisitely interlinked episodes, the grown-up protagonist Peter Fortune reveals the secret journeys, metamorphoses, and adventures of his childhood. Living somewhere between dream and reality, Peter experiences fantastical transformations: he swaps bodies with the wise old family cat; exchanges existences with a cranky infant; encounters a very bad doll who has come to life and is out for revenge; and rummages through a kitchen drawer filled with useless objects to discover some not-so-useless cream that actually makes people vanish. Finally, he wakes up as an eleven-year-old inside a grown-up body and embarks on the truly fantastic adventure of falling in love. Moving, dreamlike, and extraordinary, The Daydreamer marks yet another imaginative departure for Ian McEwan.
  • The Dreamer:

    Il Sung Na

    Hardcover (Chronicle Books, Sept. 11, 2018)
    Even pigs can learn to fly: Once, there was a pig who admired birds. But he could never join them. Or could he? Thus begins the journey of a pig with big dreams, and the perseverance to make them come true. He develops flight plans, builds experimental contraptions, and has far-flung adventures, but at the end of the day, his favorite thing to do is sit and watch for those he loves best: birds. Il Sung Na creates a world at once whimsical and aspirational, where anything is possible and, yes, even pigs can learn to fly.Il Sung Na received Honorable Mention, Best Concept Book for The Opposite Zoo by The Huffington Post and Amazon.com named The Opposite Zoo one of the Best Children's Books of 2016.• Teaches young children that anything is possible• Encourages kids to dream big and set goals• Inspires readers with the message that dreams can come trueAnyone who likes Dreamers and Bee a Dreamer will love this heartwarming story.• Beautiful gift for children who love animals and picture books• Parents and teachers will love the happy vibe of this book
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  • The Daydreamer

    Ian McEwan, Anthony Browne

    eBook (RHCP Digital, March 11, 2010)
    Peter Fortune is a daydreamer. He's a quiet ten year old who can't help himself from dropping out of reality and into the amazing world of his vivid imagination. His daydreams are fantastic and fascinating - only in the bizarre and disturbing world of dreams can he swap bodies with the family cat and his baby cousin, Kenneth, or wipe out his entire family with vanishing cream.
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  • The Daydreamer

    Ian McEwan

    Paperback (Red Fox, Oct. 1, 1995)
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  • The Dreamer

    Joy Redmond

    language (, April 21, 2013)
    Julia is nine, and she lives in two very different worlds. One is the real world. The other is the life she lives in her dreams. In her dreams, she and Nana encounter a baby deer that can talk. They discover that the baby deer was born with clubbed hooves and will need an operation if he’s ever going to run and play with the other deer.The Dreamer is a touching story of a young girl who sometimes has trouble distinguishing between reality and the world of her dreams. In her dreams, she helps Baby Deer learn to believe in himself. It’s a story that will challenge every young person’s concept of reality—and make them wonder if their own dream worlds might be just as real.
  • The Dreamers

    Karen Thompson Walker

    eBook (Scribner UK, Jan. 15, 2019)
    ?‘Harrowing, riveting, profoundly moving, and beautifully written… this book is stunning’ Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven ~*~The eagerly awaited new novel from the author of The Age of Miracles~*~Imagine a world where sleep could trap you, for days, for weeks, for months… Karen Thompson Walker's second novel tells the mesmerising story of a town transformed by a mystery illness that locks people in perpetual sleep and triggers extraordinary, life-altering dreams.One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her room and falls asleep. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When a second girl falls asleep, and then a third, panic takes hold of the college and spreads to the town. A young couple tries to protect their newborn baby as the once-quiet streets descend into chaos. Two sisters turn to each other for comfort as their survivalist father prepares for disaster.Written in luminous prose, The Dreamers is a breathtaking and beautiful novel, startling and provocative, about the possibilities contained within a human life if only we are awakened to them.‘This beautiful and devastating novel has a dream-like quality of its own’ Red ‘Lyrical and beguiling… a deeply immersive novel about a community in peril… and the choices we make when our lives, and those of our loved ones, are in danger’ The Observer ‘A modern Midsummer Night’s Dream… Walker paints a haunting canvas exploring time, memory, consciousness, and youth’ Marisha Pessl, author of Night Film ‘Frighteningly powerful, beautiful, and uncanny… a love story and also a horror story’ Karen Russell, author of Vampires in the Lemon Grove ‘This is a profound novel, and a deeply moving one… she takes a terrifying situation and reveals it as a thing of beauty’ Robin Black, author of Life Drawing ‘Lovely, lyrical and scary… a mesmerising read’ Psychologies magazine ‘A thought-provoking and profound story’ Cosmopolitan ‘A slow-building, philosophical and unique novel… at once a thought-provoking character study and a subtle science fiction tale’ CultureflyPraise for The Age of Miracles: ‘A beautifully observed coming-of-age tale… nimble, delicate and emotionally sophisticated’ Observer ‘Hauntingly believable… an impressive and quietly terrifying book’ Sunday Times'A stunner from the first page… I loved this novel and can't wait to see what this remarkable writer will do next' Justin Cronin 'What a remarkable, beautifully wrought novel' Curtis Sittenfeld
  • The Dreamer

    Pam Munoz Ryan, Pam Muñoz Ryan, Peter Sis

    eBook (Scholastic Press, Sept. 24, 2013)
    Pura Belpré Award WinnerA tender, transcendent, and meticulously crafted novel from Newbery Honoree, Pam Muñoz Ryan, and three-time Caldecott Honoree, Peter Sís!From the time he is a young boy, Neftalí hears the call of a mysterious voice. Even when the neighborhood children taunt him, and when his harsh, authoritarian father ridicules him, and when he doubts himself, Neftalí knows he cannot ignore the call. He listens and follows as it leads him under the canopy of the lush rain forest, into the fearsome sea, and through the persistent Chilean rain on an inspiring voyage of self-discovery that will transform his life and, ultimately, the world.Combining elements of magical realism with biography, poetry, literary fiction, and transporting illustrations, Pam Muñoz Ryan and Peter Sís take readers on a rare journey of the heart and imagination as they explore the inspiring early life of the poet who became Pablo Neruda.
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  • The Daydreamer

    Ian McEwan, Anthony Browne

    Hardcover (Harpercollins Childrens Books, Sept. 1, 1994)
    An imaginative ten-year-old boy, who is best understood by his family, recounts some of the adventures he has while daydreaming
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