8 Picture Books About Following Your Dreams

by Janssen Bradshaw

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Is there anything better than watching someone successfully follow their dreams? As a parent, one of my main goals is to help my children discover their passions and then assist them in following them through to fruition.

I love stories, both real and imagined, that follow people (or in some cases, unicorns!) who pursue their dreams even in the face of adversity. It’s so helpful to use these books as conversation starters with children or students to help them think about what dreams they could pursue and what it would take for them to accomplish those dreams.

What books about pursuing dreams would you recommend for little readers? Let us know in the comments below!