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Before I Wake Up

Written and illustrated by Britta Teckentrup
Published by Prestel Publishing
1234567
4.5
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 3.6 / 5.0
$14.95
List Price
4-8
Target Age
56
Pages
Picture
Book Type

What's Before I Wake Up About

Publisher Summary

Created by the world-renowned children’s author and illustrator Britta Teckentrup, this dreamy, colorful nighttime journey will captivate and soothe young children everywhere. A young girl falls asleep and travels in her dreams through the sky, down to the ocean’s depths, and into a jungle. She is accompanied by a lion friend, who eases her fears, gives her confidence, and helps her explore the world around her. Along the way she meets whales, jellyfish, grizzly bears and wolves. Then it is time for the moon balloon to take the girl home to her bed, where she awakes, snuggled safely next to the lion, who returns to being a stuffed toy. Award-winning children’s illustrator Britta Teckentrup’s collage-like artwork creates a magical world of captivating colors, classic shapes, and softly detailed textures. The gently told story reassures children that they are never alone, even in their dreams. Exquisitely produced, this book is certain to become a pre-bedtime favorite for children and their parents.

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The Notorious RAD
Mom of 1. Wife to 1. #1.
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4.5

This book has wonderful dream illustrations that show a brave girl and her imaginary lion. The imaginary world they run through is very clever.

Who Wrote Before I Wake Up

author & illustrator
Britta Teckentrup

Britta Teckentrup has written and illustrated over seventy children’s books, which have been published in over twenty countries. Her books include Big Smelly Bear, Grumpy Cat, and The Odd One Out, as well as Tree, Bee, and The Twelve Days of Christmas in the Peek-Through Picture Book series. Born in Hamburg, Germany, and educated in London at St Martin’s College and the Royal College of Art, she currently lives with her family in Berlin.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
3791372467
ISBN 13:
9783791372464
Publication Date:
May 15, 2016