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The Sandman: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about the Sandman?

As you can see, this list of kids books about the Sandman is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about the Sandman, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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The Sandman and the War of Dreams
Written by William Joyce
chapter book
Recommend Ages: 7-11

When Pitch and Katherine go missing, the Man in the Moon recruits the sleepy but clever Sandman to aid the Guardians’ cause in an adventure that finds them struggling to convince their new member to accept a more optimistic perspective. By the creator of the best-selling The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.

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$18.99
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$14.29
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Goodnight Sandman
Written & illustrated by Daniela Drescher
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

A gentle dream-like story to scare away any child’s nightmares, by bestselling illustrator.”Impressively beautiful” - Midwest Book Review on In the Land of Elves “Luminous illustrations in pencil and vibrant watercolors” - Kirkus Reviews on An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm’s Fairy Tales Every evening, when the sun sets and everyone else is going to bed, Jacob the Sandman wakes up and starts work.Then one night Jacob sleeps too deeply and wakes up late! He rushes to Dream Sand Hill but there, atop the pile of dream sand, is a scary Night Monster, snoring his terrible snore. Jacob the Sandman must collect the magic dream sand so that the children of the world can dream happy dreams. Fortunately, the Night Monster turns out to be not so scary after all. This beautiful bedtime tale is perfect for encouraging sweet dreams and banishing nightmares. The luminous illustrations by much-loved artist Daniela Drescher will make this a new night-time favourite.

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$16.95
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Ship of Dreams
Written & illustrated by Dean Morrissey
picture book
Recommend Ages: 7-9

Sailing off into the night sky in his “Redd Rocket” wagon to meet the Sandman, Joey experiences a grand adventure and heart-stopping rescue, discovering the Sandman’s amazing ship and all of its wondrous secrets.

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$17.95
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$15.26
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$17.95
Used $0.25
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