Illustrator Karissa Bettendorf and author Francis Henderson hosted a book launch party for their new children’s picture book "Dreams" on Sept. 27 at Francie & Finch Bookstore. Henderson read the rhyming bedtime story about dreams children have during sleep, while awake and for the future. Bettendorf shared nine of her original ink-and-watercolor paintings that were included in the book. "Dreams" is published nationally by Handersen Publishing. Find it in Lincoln at Francie & Finch Bookstore, 130 S. 13th St., and at Barnes & Noble SouthPointe, 2910 Pine Lake Rd.