Synopses & Reviews
A heartwarming story about wishing and hope. On a last long hot summer day, Sam and Jo watch the breeze blow dandelion seeds up into the air. Sam remembers that if you blow ALL the seeds in one breath you can make a wishÖ. ShhhÖListen! Can you hear the music on the breeze? What could it be? Itís the carnival come to town! Sam and Jo enjoy the rides and games and fireworksóall the wonders of a magical fair created just for them. And in the end, when the tents and clowns and animals are gone, readers will wonder with them if it was all a dreamóor will their next wish come true, too? Combined with the lyrical text, exuberant paintings capture the joy of a dreamy childhood moment, and a treat for the imagination.
After wishing upon a cloud of flying dandelion seeds, Sam and Jo find themselves in the middle of a wonderful fair, with a pirate ship, a puppet show, a three-legged race, and a carousel.
In the heat of the summer, the days are long. In the dandelion field, Sam and Jo watch the breeze blow the silvery seeds up into the air and long for a new game to play. Suddenly, Sam remembers -- if you blow ALL the dandelion seeds in one breath you can make a wish!
Sam and Jo whisper a secret wish as they watch the seeds fly high. Will their wish come true?
Shhh ... Listen! Can you hear the music on the breeze? What could it be? Open the book and see!
About the Author
Sandra Ann Hornís first book for children, Tattybogle, was shortlisted for the 1995 Smarties Prize and the Kurt Maschler Award. She is the author of many other acclaimed picture books. She lives in England with her family. Jason Cockcroft is an exciting new illustrator. His first book for DK Ink, A Flag for Grandma, by Sally Grindley, was published in 1998. He lives and works in England.