Before I Wake Up…

Title: Before I Wake Up…
Author: Britta Teckentrup
Illustrator: Britta Teckentrup
Publisher: Prestel Publishing (2016)
ISBN: 9783791372464
 
“Before I wake up, I float through my dreams… imagining worlds. Never ending it seems.” A young girl falls asleep with her toy lion. The reader follows her through her dreams. Her bed carries the girl like a hot air balloon through the adventures in her mind.
 
Feeling safe with her companion, she tells the lion. “You make me feel safe, you are always near. That’s why I am brave, without any fear…” They journey through a storm, swim in the ocean, meet wild animals until its time to wake up. “And when the day dawns, I stand close to my friend. ‘Goodbye for now!’ Night has come to an end.”

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