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Dream Believe Achieve


About the Book
“Be swept away on an elaborate flight of fancy in this Caldecott award-winning,
wondrously illustrated picture book about self-determination and unexpected
The winner of the prestigious Caldecott Honour, and described by the New York
Times as 'a masterwork', Aaron Becker's stunning, wordless picture book debut
about self-determination and unexpected friendship follows a little girl who draws a
magic door on her bedroom wall. Through it she escapes into a world where wonder,
adventure and danger abound. Red marker pen in hand, she creates a boat, a
balloon and a flying carpet which carry her on a spectacular journey... who knows
where? When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous
courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also guide her home and to
happiness? In this exquisitely illustrated book, an ordinary child is launched on an
extraordinary, magical journey towards her greatest and most rewarding adventure of

Take a look at our wonderful Journey display that we have created in a Year 2. The children really enjoyed their learning (just like Elberta Elephant) and have produced some amazing work! Well done.

The Year Two children have embraced this book and have create beautiful artwork, imitative writing and explored the story through their imagination in Forest School and much more.  What a perfect book to start off the term!