Published on June 12th, 2014 | by Bright Kids Books0
Children’s books about dreaming big – Baby-2 yrs
These seven children’s books about dreaming big are perfect for babies and two year olds. These kids books encourage great, big, juicy dreams. Dreams to make your heart sing. However, these children’s books about dreaming big are also very strong on perseverance. That to achieve your lofty dreams, you’re also going to have to work hard, fail and try, try again. Fantastic lessons for youngsters – and adults!
by Jennifer Fosberry
Join Isabella as an ordinary day turns into an extraordinary adventure through history.
“My name is not Isabella!” says the child. She is Sally, the “greatest, toughest astronaut who ever was!” At breakfast she becomes Annie the sharpshooter, and then Rosa on the bus ride to school. When she gets home that afternoon, she is Marie, the scientist; then Elizabeth, the doctor; Mommy, the greatest mother; and, finally, Isabella again. She falls asleep thinking about who she will become tomorrow.
This heartwarming tale for toddlers empowers young girls to realize their true capabilities while inspiring them to let their own personalities shine and have the courage to dream big.
by Dallas Clayton
Based on the simple concept of dreaming big, An Awesome Book! is the inspiring debut work of Los Angeles writer/artist Dallas Clayton – who used to be a unicorn, but now writes kids’ books. An Awesome Book! encourages kids not to limit their dreams and to dream ‘… not a million quiet dreams’ but ‘a million dreams that roar’. The illustrations are creative and highly stylised – complementing the lyrical prose perfectly. Best of all, adults will love reading this over and over… whilst being reminded that they too have the capacity to dream big! One of the most inspirational children’s books about dreaming big.
by Neil Gaiman
A much-loved baby grows into a young woman: brave, adventurous, and lucky. Exploring, traveling, bathed in sunshine, and surrounded by the wonders of the world. What every new parent or parent-to-be dreams of for their child – what every girl dreams of for herself.
Bestselling author Neil Gaiman wrote Blueberry Girl for a friend who was about to become the mother of a little girl. Here, he and beloved illustrator Charles Vess turn this deeply personal wish for a new daughter into a book that celebrates the glory of growing up: a perfect gift for toddlers embarking on all the journeys of life, for their parents, and for everyone who loves them.
by Deborah Diesen
‘Deep in the water’,’Mr. Fish swims about’
‘With his fish face stuck’, ‘In a permanent pout.’
‘Can his pals cheer him up?’ ‘Will his pout ever end?’
‘Is there something he can learn, from an unexpected friend?’
A New York Times Best seller, swim along with the pout-pout fish as he discovers that being glum and spreading `dreary wearies` isn’t really his destiny. Bright ocean colors and playful rhyme come together in Deborah Diesen’s fun and fishy story that’s sure to turn even the poutiest of frowns upside down.
by Kristi Yamaguchi
Poppy has big dreams – lots of them! But following her dreams isn’t as easy as it sounds. It’s a good thing Poppy’s friends and family – who love her no matter what – encourage her to keep believing in herself and making her dreams come true.
For the youngest of listeners, the themes found in The Little Engine that Could continue to inspire. Former U.S. Olympic figure-skater Kristi Yamaguchi has penned inspirational new version. As celebrity books go… it’s a cut above many, and the prose styling is refreshingly restrained. A wonderful example of a children’s books about dreaming big – and working hard to achieve your ambitions.
by Giles Andreae
Gerald would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can’t dance …or can they? Giraffes Can’t Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it’s harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend.
With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.
And how could we forget one of the children’s books about dreaming that started it all? Published in the United States in 1930 by Platt & Munk, The Little Engine that Could is a story used to teach children the value of optimism and hard work. The Children’s Book featured below is an updated version – though no less poignant – of this classic tale of perseverance.
by Watty Piper
The Little Engine That Could comes to life all over again in this gorgeous oversized picture book with foil on the cover and the beautiful art from the 1950s. A train of toys desperately need an engine to take them over the mountain so that they can deliver toys and food to children. But none of the big, important engines will help them. Luckily, the Little Blue Engine comes along. She is small, but she has confidence that she can do it? and she does! The original, and still one of the best children’s books about dreaming big.