Sleep and Dream

A LibGuide about dreams

Sandman Story Quote

He is so gentle, for Ole Lukøje loves children and doesn’t want to harm them. He only wishes they are quiet and peaceful when they are put to bed, for then, he will tell them his stories.

-Hans Christian Andersen

Book Display

A Elven man in gold poring out sand with books from his hands.

The Sandman

In this display the topic was about sleep and dreams, so for funs sake the sandman is a obvious character to use for this display. 

Books in Display

Fairy Tale Book

Is a blue book cover with a human figure coming down with his umbrella open.

Ole Lukøje

The Sandman is a character from a Danish book called Ole Lukøje is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen that was publish in 1841, based upon a folk tale telling of a mysterious mythic creature who gently takes children to sleep and, depending on how good or bad they were, shows them various dreams with his dream umbrella.


If you want to listen for more audiobooks by H.C. Andersen, go to LibriVox and listen to a variety of fairy tales they offer, just "click" LibriVox to go to there website. Have a good bedtime story.

Sandman Comics

Dreaming Quotes

“I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?”
― John Lennon

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