This warm, imaginative book has a clear message that everyone is different and that it’s ok to be unique. Daniels dream is instantly appealing as you can really relate to how Daniel is feeling. It is explained in a way that children can understand describing his feeling as butterfly’s in his tummy.
Daniel’s dream takes you on an uplifting adventure with wonderfully expressive descriptions of the characters perfectly capturing body language and gestures enabling young readers to understand how the characters are feeling throughout the book. Simple text effectively describes mental heath and guides children to explore different techniques and coping strategies.
Daniels Dream can be used in a classroom environment to prompt discussions about how everyone is different and how to treat and help others. It is sure to help young people develop important skills of empathy and emotional intelligence.