A mother who would do anything for her son lovingly urges him to fall into sweet dreams.
The illustrations in this book are dreamy and beautiful! I read this book first without knowing it was lyrics to a song, and I have to say that I didn’t love the flow of the text for the picture book. I love the message of the text, but the rhyme scheme just throws me off a bit.
Jewel is an award-winning singer, songwriter, poet, and actress. She has four internationally bestselling albums and has been nominated for five Grammys. Jewel is the author of the New York Times bestselling A Night Without Armor and Chasing Down the Dawn, as well as the children’s books That’s What I’d Do and Sweet Dreams, both illustrated by Amy June Bates. She lives with her husband and son in rural Texas.
Amy June Bates has illustrated books including the Sam the Man series, Sweet Dreams and That’s What I’d Do, both by singer-songwriter Jewel; and Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan. She lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, with her husband and three children.