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I Dreamed I Was a Dog by Joel Nakamura


We’re back with round two from a local favorite! Santa Fe resident Joel Nakamura is known for his vibrant, wide-ranging artistic styles and talent. His latest children’s book, I Dreamed I Was a Dog, is a testament to what happens when you dive into and follow your dreams


I Dreamed I Was a Dog is Nakamura’s second children’s book, and this time it’s a magical bedtime story, a grand adventure through the fantastical world of dreams. Your imagination opens up like the most colorful, abundant can of worms and can transport you to fabulous, fantastical places once those sleepy eyelids shut for the night.


The dreamer starts as a red dog whose best friend is a dragon. From there, the imagination takes flight! From racing through the heights of outer space as a comet, to singing with the ocean symphony in the deepest depths, I Dreamed I Was a Dog is a lyrical ode to the vast realms of our dream worlds. There is no limit to where one can go and what one can do,. Nakamura’s illustrations captivatingly capture the surreal beauty of our deep-sleep adventures.


I Dreamed I Was a Dog is an inspirational depiction of our endlessly magical dream universes, and for this there is no better guide than Nakamura.


Review by Joel


$17.95 Kid's Hardcover

Ages 3+


I Dreamed I Was a Dog is in stock at the bookstore, you can order it online or call us at (505) 988-4226.


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