Mabel and the Queen of Dreams is an engaging story, sure to encourage rest and dreams for your little one. Not wanting to go to bed, Mabel’s mother shares the story of The Queen of Fae who “glides by sleeping children, painting their dreams.” The child is introduced to the wee magical Queen and her miniature world.
Herz’ soothing and relatable imagery lure the young girl to sleep, wishing to be visited by the Queen and imagining the possibilities of her dream. Woods’ comforting colors and loose drawing add to its dreamy form. This could easily become a favorite part of your child’s bedtime preparations.
Mabel and the Queen of Dreams, Schiffer Publishing, 2016
Written by Henry Herz and sons, Josh Herz and Harrison Herz. Illustrated by Lisa Woods.