Heroes and heroines have always helped kids make their dreams good. Multicultural and mythological, this tale features comic book art and a bilingual Spanish translation.
From time immemorial, children like Julio have had bad dreams! But at Julio's bedside, his dad comforts him: anyone can summon the help of brave avengers to conquer their fears. Every culture has its own legendary champions who can vanquish scary monsters or villains. So Julio learns one's powerful imagination can turn any dreams into good ones.
Take a trip through time and across the continents! From mythology and legend, superheroes and superheroines help children who deserve a sound night’s sleep! Together they confront the crowd of creatures that go bump in the night. The story labels nearly 100 characters so readers can learn more about them!
Kids and parents deserve a super bedtime story! Leaping from history and fable onto spectacular spreads, courageous defenders are on your side. Families will marvel at guardians such as Artemis from Greece, Thor from Scandinavia, The Monkey King from Asia, and more specials guests too!
Illustrating the world's superheroes in a vibrant comic book style, this adventure has universal appeal with its bilingual Spanish translation. Teachers and librarians will see this sensational storybook will fly off the shelves as students admire the fantastic action in this Junior Library Guild pick!
“ Good Dream, Bad Dream has a powerful message about inspiration, hope, and facing one's fears, and is highly recommended for personal and public library bilingual children's collections.”
- Midwest Book Review
Desde tiempos inmemoriales, niños como Julio han tenido malos sueños! pero el padre de Julio le cuenta esta historia: cualquiera puede pedir ayuda a míticos héroes para vencer sus miedos. Cada cultura tiene sus campeones legendarios o heroínas míticas que vencen cualquier aterrador villano o monstruo. Julio así aprende como su imaginación puede convertir un mal sueño en uno bueno.
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About the Author
Juan Calle: He leads Liberum Donum, an illustration and animation studio in Bogota, Colombia. They have experience working for printed media, editorial, advertising, 2D and 3D animation for movies and TV, and visual development and concept art for video games. www.liberumdonum.com
Serena Valentino is best known for weaving tales that combine mythos and guile with her work on the comic book series GloomCookie and Nightmares & Fairy Tales, and her bestselling “Serena Valentino’s Villains” series published by Disney, which have earned her critical acclaim for her unique style of storytelling, bringing her readers into exquisitely frightening worlds filled with terror, beauty and extraordinary protagonists. There are currently six books in her Disney series: Fairest of All, The Beast Within, Poor Unfortunate Soul, Mistress of All Evil, Mother Knows Best, The Odd Sisters, and her forthcoming novel about Cruella De Vil, Evil Thing debuts July 7, 2020.