Author(s): Nina Laden; Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator)
A Spring 2017 Indie Next Selection
Nina Laden's warm and lyrical picture book sees and appreciates through a child's eyes how fortunate we are to live in the world we do.
Celebrate the wonder of the world in this reassuring picture book about the joy, love, and beauty that is part of each and every day. Our world is full of possibilities if you look for them.
"Rhyming stanzas explore the notion of finding the extraordinary in the ordinary ...Easy on the eyes and ears; excellent for bedtime." Kirkus Reviews -- Kirkus Reviews November 1, 2016
Nina Laden is the author-illustrator of many books for kids, including Peek-a-Who?; Who Loves You, Baby?; and The Night I Followed the Dog. She lives with her husband on Lummi Island, Washington. Melissa Castrillon is a freelance illustrator currently based in Cambridge, England. She grew up in a small town called Hitchin and moved to Cambridge eight years ago, where she earned a First class Honors Degree in Illustration. In 2014 she earned a Masters degree in children's book illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. If I Had a Little Dream is her first picture book.