#quickReview Time Now to Dream by Timothy Knapman and Helen Oxenbury

When Alice and Jack are out playing, they hear a strange noise. Alice wants to know what it is, but Jack is afraid. He thinks it might be the Wicked Wolf with big, bad claws and snap-trap jaws. But Alice takes his hand and they follow the noise, right into the heart of the forest Just what will they discover there? Timothy Knapman's powerful, atmospheric narration alongside Helen Oxenbury's spectacular illustrations skilfully convey Jack s growing fear and Alice's curious excitement, all the while building toward the reveal of that mysterious sound. 
We love how our two adventurers hold hands as they step into the forest and how Alice assures Jack that everything is going to be alright. When they find what is making the noise in the forest, they are delighted and surprised. This is a stunning picture book with just the right amount of suspense - great to read aloud. #kidlit #childrensbooks
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