This beautifully illustrated bedtime book helps your child understand the people and places that make up the state of Indiana. As children say goodnight to the animals that call the state home, they form lasting connections to the real-world environments and ecosystems around them. Even the most reluctant sleeper can’t resist the lyrical sentences and soothing illustrations. Sure to become your child’s favorite bedtime story, Sweet Dreams Indiana travels through the Crossroads of America throughout a day and year to lull your little one to sleep. With tough-to-tear papers, this book is durable enough for lots of learning fun.
Children of a wide variety of ethnicities and abilities are featured visiting many of Indiana’s most cherished and visited places. Unlike all other regional interest children’s books the Sweet Dreams series features hand-painted art on every page. The back of the book features a map of where the reader traveled.
Author Adriane Doherty was born and raised in Indiana and raised her three children in the Hoosier state. Her first book published was ABC Indiana in 2018. Since that time she has written half a dozen children’s books all set in nearby states. When she isn’t traveling to various states doing research for her books she works as a director of operations for an Indiana distribution company.
Illustrator Anastasiia Kuusk seriously loves drawing, sometimes she even loathes going out of the house because of it. She jokes that half of her blood consists of watercolor. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design and a Master’s Degree in Animation. She is the illustrator for all of the Sweet Dreams series books.