Every Dreaming Creature
Perfect for bedtime or at any time, here is a visually stunning exploration of animal senses through dreams, from Caldecott Honoree and New York Times bestselling creator Brendan Wenzel.
Welcome to a magical world of endless curiosity. You are a sleeping salamander. A dancing octopus. A speeding falcon...even a sneaking tiger and playful human child. As one dream slips into another, every page turn immerses you in the sensory wonder of the world and all its creatures, from the ocean depths to soaring skies, and everything in between. Each creature dreams and experiences life in a different way. Each is connected despite their differences.
Poetic and universal in its gentle message of interconnectedness, Every Dreaming Creature yields deeper meaning with every read, offering new discoveries hidden within the acclaimed artist Brendan Wenzel’s dazzling, vibrant artwork.
Praise for Every Dreaming Creature
A BookPage Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2023
* "Caldecott winner Wenzel cultivates senses of empathy and imagination in this appreciation of the ways other creatures experience the world, resulting in a buoyantly reverent celebration of the myriad wonders and complexity of life on Earth. The simple poetry of the narrative creates a glorious conversation starter: Who is the dreamer?"—Kirkus Reviews
* "It’s one thing to watch creatures; in this empathetic picture book, Wenzel imagines what it’s like to be them."—Publishers Weekly
* "A book that enchants, educates, and inspires; this timeless tale has the qualities of a classic in the making."—School Library Journal
* "Every Dreaming Creature is an eye-catching succession of nighttime visions that promotes a sense of empathy and admiration for the world’s many creatures."—BookPage
"In this poetic and transformative journey, both realistic and reassuring, young readers will find an informative yet lyrical introduction to the varied wonders of the natural world."—Booklist