Sea of Dreams

Sea of Dreams

By Dennis Nolan

Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, 9781596434707, 38pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 2011


On a beautiful sunlit beach, a girl builds a magnificent sandcastle. As night falls the girl heads for home. Waves move ever closer to the castle, threatening its survival. Suddenly, in one of its windows, a light comes on . . .

"Sea of Dreams" is a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Picture Books title for 2011.

About the Author
Dennis Nolan is a registered professional engineer in Fire Protection Engineering in the state of California with a B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. from Florida Institute of Technology. He has been listed in various Who's Who publications for over 15 years and was nominated to appear in the publication "Outstanding Individuals of the 20th Century."

Praise For Sea of Dreams

“Kids drawn to the mystical minieature possibilities of the Borrower-esque in dollhouses and such will immediately appreciate the possibilities here.” --BCCB “Children will love to pore over the illustrations, compare the two castles, the night skies, and the two views of the rocky cove, and wonder whether the new castle will withstand the night’s waves.”--School Library Journal "One thing’s certain: It's magic.” --Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review “Nolan’s enchanting artwork creates a gorgeous, wordless nautical fantasy infused with the thrill of life-or-death adventure.” --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review "In an ode to the beauty and mystery of the sea through imaginative storytelling and stunning art, Nolan allows readers to feel as if they are experiencing this dream-world firsthand.” --Horn Book Magazine