Time Now to Dream by Timothy Knapman is a beautiful and intriguing story for children. Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury the book is filled with rich watercolors and pencil drawings that draw the reader into the depths of the forest.
The story follows a young girl and her little brother as they are playing catch in the yard. The siblings then start to hear a strange noise coming from the forest. What could it be?
Alice decides she must investigate the strange noise by walking into the forest, hand in hand with a less willing Jack. As they enter deeper and deeper into the forest the noises get loader and loader and sound a little more like real words.
Little Jack starts to worry that the sounds come from a mean and scary wolf. Only to find…
Time Now to Dream is an adorable book about misconceptions and learning what you have in common with those around you. Throughout the book, a small crow shows up on nearly every page. See if you can find him as you flip each page!