I'll See You in My Dreams

I'll See You in My Dreams


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I'll See You in My Dreams by Mavis Jukes, Stacey Schuett

Newbery Honor winner Mavis Jukes’s highly praised picture book is reissued
with a new jacket and in a more appealing trim size.

“With the brilliant colors of a wild sunset sky, this picture book expresses the exhilaration of flying a plane and connects that power with a sense of fragility and grief. A small girl, like Amelia Earhart, takes off in a biplane, like a moth at dusk, and skywrites ‘I love you’ and ‘goodbye’ in the clouds as a message for her terminally ill young uncle in his hospital room. But then it turns out her flight is imaginary; she’s really a passenger, with her mother, on a big, crowded jet on her way to visit the hospital. . . . Without sentimentality or falseness, the spare, echoing words make death a part of the ‘rise and fall’ of life.”—Booklist, Starred

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375815188
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 03/12/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Mavis Jukes is the author of Like Jake and Me, a Newbery Honor Book. Her other books include No One Is Going to Nashville, Blackberries in the Dark, and It’s a Girl Thing.

Stacey Schuett is the author-illustrator of Somewhere in the World Right Now and the illustrator of many highly acclaimed books.

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