Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book: Yellow Back Book (Dr. Seuss - Yellow Back Book) Paperback – 4 Aug 2003
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“[Dr. Seuss] has…instilled a lifelong love of books, learning and reading [in children]” – The Telegraph
“Dr. Seuss ignites a child’s imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses” – The Express
“The magic of Dr. Seuss, with his hilarious rhymes, belongs on the family bookshelf” – Sunday Times Magazine
“The author… has filled many a childhood with unforgettable characters, stunning illustrations, and of course, glorious rhyme” – The Guardian
“Dr. Seuss ignites a child's imagination with his mischievous characters and zany verses.” – The Express
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Illus. in color. "Deliberately calculated to make its readers yawn. No one could resist those zillions of astonishing sleepyheads."--"The New York Times. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product description
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Many people report having trouble getting to sleep throughout their entire lives. Sleep experts advise creating new behaviors that enourage drowsiness. Avoid caffeine. Put the lights on low. Have some quiet music. Avoid activities in bed other than sleeping (I've always wondered about that one, too, for the parents). Keep a regular schedule. Have some hot milk.
So Dr. Seuss right away changes the rules. "This Book is to be Read in Bed."
You will immediately meet a "very small bug . . . Van Vleck
is yawning so wide
you can look down his neck."
Now a yawn is catching. In fact, I'm yawning as I type this section.
Before I knew about this book, one of my favorite methods of helping our youngsters settle down was to go into their room to read a story while yawning uncontrollably. They could seldom resist yawning themselves for longer than two minutes. Pretty soon the eye lids were heavy. Dr. Seuss gives you some additional hypnotic suggestions to help with this process, so you'll soon be a sleep-inducing magician.
What follows are lots of references to brushing your teeth before bedtime, turning the lights out, more yawns, and getting into bed.
He describes a growing number of sleepers. These include stilt-walkers, the Hinkle-Horn Honking Club, the collapsible Frink, some who are talking in their sleep, Joe and Mo Redd-Zoff are sleep walking, the Hoop-Soup-Snoop Group, the Curious Crandalls, Chippendale Mupp bites his tail, Mr. and Mrs. J.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I love. Too convoluted for my two year for now but have hopes she will like it in time.Published 6 months ago by liathroid
It works they fall asleep by the end but it's a veeerrrrryyy long read think I bore them to sleep.Published 8 months ago by Rebecca
My son struggles to sleep and this is his current favourite book for bedtime.. I've read it pretty much every night for months, I nearly know it off by heart. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Shelly Derbyshire