Title: The Sandman and the War of Dreams
Author: William Joyce
Page count: 222
Rating: 4/5 stars

*this a spoiler-free review, but some spoilers may slip in accidentally. 411 more words

Guardians of my childhood

This is somewhat a follow up to my review of Rise of the Guardians.
I reflected on how I experienced the Guardians of Childhood… 1,436 more words

Random Thoughts

Rise of the Guardians

I know the movie was released some time ago in 2012, but as I already have a habit of posting stuff way later then when they happened, I thought I might as well write a bit about this as I just re-watched it and felt like sharing my thoughts. 1,941 more words


The Man in the Moon

The Man in the Moon

Written and Illustrated by William Joyce


William Joyce–  Can’t say enough about him!  He does fantastic illustrations in all of his work, and The Man in the Moon is no exception.   139 more words

St Nicholas is Coming to Town - 'Nicholas St North and the Battle of the Nightmare King' by William Joyce and Laura Geringer

I have a soft spot for folk-tale reimaginings. I love the idea of taking characters well-known from one story and placing them in new situations. Bill Willingham’s Fables and many of… 511 more words


Read-alikes for William Joyce's "Guardians of Childhood" series

Read-alikes for William Joyce’s Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King, the first in the series “Guardians of Childhood.”

With the new animated film “Rise of the Guardians” in theatres now, libraries may see an increase in demand for the “Guardians of Childhood” series on which it is based.  122 more words


Fondly Remembering our Childhood Guardians

The Rise of the Guardians, PG

The holidays are saturated with children’s movies. There are always three kinds of movies; the ones kids only enjoy, the ones with double entendre that make adults smirk, and the emotional bonding tales that children and adults both love. 545 more words

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