In this bedtime fantasy, a restless young girl has fabulous adventures as she searches for her lost sleep.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 10th 1986 by HMH Books for Young Readers
(first published 1980)
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This book is both beautifully illustrated as well as magical. It puts an innocent and curious protagonist in an array of settings in the tangible world, accompanied only by her magical flute. Not any pressing lessons were learned from this book but it was a joy to read.
Audrey Wood studied art and drama at the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. She has owned an operated a book and import store, taught chldren's drama and art, and traveled throughout Mexico and Guatemala studying Indian folk art. She now lives in Hawaii with her talented family (husband Don and son Bruce, who have both collaborated with Audrey by illustrating some of her books).More about Audrey Wood...