The Sandman (book)

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The Sandman
AuthorRalph Fletcher
IllustratorRichard Cowdrey
PublisherHenry Holt and Company
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardcover)

The Sandman is a children's book written by Ralph Fletcher with drawings by Richard Cowdrey. It was first published in 2008 by Henry Holt and Company.

Plot summary[change | change source]

Tor is an man one inch tall who can not fall asleep no matter what he tries. He finds a dragon scale while walking in the woods. He learns that the powder made by grinding the scale help a person to sleep. He then travels sprinkling the sand into the eyes of children who are having trouble sleeping.

References[change | change source]

  • Chipman, Ian (July 1, 2008). "The Sandman". Booklist. Vol. 104 (Issue 21): p73. ISSN 0006-7385.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  • "THE SANDMAN". Kirkus Reviews. Vol. 76 (Issue 9): p488. May 1, 2008. ISSN 0042-6598.CS1 maint: extra text (link)
  • Persson, Lauralyn (May 2008). "The Sandman". School Library Journal. Vol. 54 (Issue 5): p98. ISSN 0362-8930.CS1 maint: extra text (link)

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