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Storytime with Brendan Wenzel

Sparta Books will be hosting Caldecott honoree and NYT bestselling author Brendan Wenzel during his tour for the upcoming picture book EVERY DREAMING CREATURE. Join Brendan here at Sparta Books for a special story time on his launch day, Tuesday, September 26! Brendan is a celebrated creator, and his new book is a visually stunning exploration of animal senses through dreams!

Register by stopping in or calling Sparta Books - cost for the book is $18.99 + tax. A personalized and signed copy of Brendan's beautiful new book is guaranteed if signed up by 9/12. A limited number of books will be available at the event on 9/26.



Welcome to a magical world of endless curiosity. You are a sleeping salamander. A dancing octopus. A speeding falcon...even a sneaking tiger and playful human child. As one dream slips into another, every page turn immerses you in the sensory wonder of the world and all its creatures, from the ocean depths to soaring skies, and everything in between. Each creature dreams and experiences life in a different way. Each is connected despite their differences.


Poetic and universal in its gentle message of interconnectedness, Every Dreaming Creature yields deeper meaning with every read, offering new discoveries hidden within the acclaimed artist Brendan Wenzel’s dazzling, vibrant artwork.



Brendan Wenzel is the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book They All Saw a Cat, as well as the acclaimed picture books A Stone Sat Still, Hello Hello, and Inside Cat. He has also illustrated numerous works for children including Some Pets and Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi and Life by Cynthia Rylant. With a great affection for all things furred, feathered, and scaly, he is a proud collaborator with many groups working to protect and conserve wild places and creatures. He lives in Brooklyn and invites you to visit him at brendanwenzel.info

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - 6:00pm
29 Theatre Center
Sparta, NJ 07871
Every Dreaming Creature Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316512534
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2023