Monday, April 10, 2017

HAPPY DREAMER by Peter H. Reynolds / Book Review & Giveaway #HappyDreamer



Hello and welcome to today's HAPPY DREAMER spotlight. I'm so thrilled to share my review for this inspiring picture book out from Scholastic, as well as team up with Scholastic to host a giveaway. First, here's a little bit about the book:


ABOUT THE BOOK

HAPPY DREAMER
By: Peter H. Reynolds
Published by: Scholastic 
Released on: March 28, 2017
Recommended for: Ages 4-8
Purchase from: ScholasticAmazon | B&N
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Rating: 5 Owlets - We Loved It!
A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for my honest review

In the same spirit as OH, ALL THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!, the beloved, worldwide bestselling creator of The Dot and Ish inspires readers of every age to find their own unique path to happy, and to always follow their dreams with HAPPY DREAMER. 

Picture book and creativity guru Peter H. Reynolds brings us a universally poignant celebration of the colorful spectrum of what it means to dream and the many ways to find happy!

While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines, Happy Dreamer celebrates all those moments in between when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to become our own true dreamer maximus! In Peter's signature voice and style, this empowering picture book reminds children of how much their dreams matter, and while life will have ups and downs, he enlists readers to stay true to who they are, to tap into their most creative inner selves, and to never ever forget to dream big!


Peter H. Reynolds' latest inspirational book is a perfect gift for graduations, new babies, milestone moments, and any happy occasion throughout the year for any age!

"What kind of dreamer are you? The best way, of course, is to, "Just BE YOU." 


This book is happiness and inspiration wrapped up in one. HAPPY DREAMER spotlights all the ways someone can be a dreamer. There's no right or wrong way. Everyone can be a dreamer in their own way. Like each of us is an individual, so are our dreams. Paired with whimsical illustrations, this book's inspiring message is a great read for all ages.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Peter is a New York Times bestselling children's book author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Judy Moody series, written by Meghan McDonald; The Dot; Ish; Sky Color; and Allison McGhee's Someday, selling more than two million books in over 25 languages around the globe. In 1996, he founded FableVision with his brother Paul as a social change agency to help move the world to a better place by creating "stories that matter, stories that move." He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, with his family.


MORE ABOUT NEW HAPPY DREAMER

TRAILER & ACTIVITIES
· Watch the Happy Dreamer trailer!
· Download the Happy Dreamer Guide, a fun kit complete with activities to share with your readers!

PETER H. REYNOLDS INTERVIEW
· Learn more in this podcast featuring the author!

OFFICIAL SITE + SOCIAL MEDIA
Visit the Official Site
Follow Scholastic on Twitter & Instagram
Like Scholastic on Facebook
#HappyDreamer


ENTER TO WIN 





HAVE HAPPY DREAMS! Let your mind and spirit soar at night! 
One winner receives:
  • Copy of Happy Dreamer
  • Doodle pillowcase

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Prizing and samples provided by Scholastic.


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20 comments:

  1. My greatest dream is to be a picture book author so I'm reading as many as I can.

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  2. I have lots of dreams about achievement in creative endeavours!

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  3. I have a dream to be the best teacher I can be. I love the idea behind this book. I can't wait to share I with my Kindergarten class.

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  4. I'm dreaming that my seedlings will germinate and grow big and strong. Hey, little dreams are important too!

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  5. I have a dream to further my education.

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  6. I dream for world peace :)

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  7. I always dream of winning prizes.

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  8. to move to either Georgia or Florida in July and get a good job

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  9. I dream of traveling and letting my children see the world.

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  10. I dream of being able to travel with my family.

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  11. I dream of traveling the world with my children

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  12. One dream I have is taking my family to Disney World. This would be a blessing.

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  13. I Dream of going to Myrtle Beach, SC!

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  14. My dream is to be comfortable in my own skin and happy with life.

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  15. To. Do the things i havent been able to. An be happy now

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  16. Cute cover :D Seems like a sweet book. <3 Thank you for sharing about it :) Yay for loving it lots.

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