Dream Friends

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Nancy Paulsen Books, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
34 Reviews

“[Reminiscent] of the classic 'Goodnight Moon' with its haunting, twilight-inflected color scheme.” – The New York Times Book Review

You Byun’s sparkling debut establishes her as a major picture book talent.

Melody has the most wonderful friend in her dreams. They do all sorts of magical things together. But when Melody wakes up, she’s back in the real world, where she hasn’t yet made a friend. Then her dream friend inspires her to make some moves that help Melody’s dream of friendship come true.

Ms. Byun's art is full of delightful details and fantastic scenes that children will want to pore over again and again.

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The illustrations in this charming book are lovely. - Goodreads
... sighs~ I love happy endings - Goodreads
cute illustrations, story is okay but doesn't stand out - Goodreads

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User Review  - Dayna - Goodreads

Brief but lovely tale with delightfully dreamy illustrations. Read full review

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User Review  - Ashli Stroyan - Goodreads

This story is about a young girl named Melody who is new in her neighborhood and is very shy when it comes to making friends. Melody has a “dream friend” that she plays with in her dreams. No matter ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

You Byun (www.youbyun.com) grew up in the US, Japan and Korea, and received her MFA from School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her work has appeared in numerous galleries and magazines, and her portfolio received both the SCBWI's Portfolio Award and Tomie dePaola Illustration Award. Dream Friends is her first picture book. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

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