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by Alissa Imre Geis (Goodreads Author)
Have you ever had a dream that you wanted desperately to come true? Neil has. His dream is of a castle, one with tall towers, a drawbridge over a deep moat, and up a winding staircase, a room with windows and a chair just his size. Neil tries to recreate this dream castle, but the sand in his sandbox is too dry and his blocks are too small. Then Neil spots his father ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 12th 2004 by Viking Juvenile
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Neil has a dream about a castle that he tries to recreate with sand and then blocks and a couch hideaway but it still doesn't capture the feeling of his dream castle. The solution is provided by his Dad, covering the walls with paper large enough to capture a huge painting of the castle. It is not so much the story or the art but the vibe of the story that proves the most pleasing, quiet and thoughtful with a pleasing end, the father and son just sitting together enjoying the artwork and each ...more