For any child having trouble getting to sleep, the most lovable animal in the rain forest is here to help.
One night at bedtime, Sloth wasnt sleepy.
What if I worry when I try to fall asleep? Sloth said.
Ah worries, Mama said. We will have to let them go.
A tough day, a bad dream, a scary noise these are just a few of the things that can keep kids wide awake and frightened after dark. But Mama Sloth knows the secrets for calming worried minds and getting to sleepand as she shares them with her daughter, young readers will learn valuable relaxation skills that last a lifetime.
Sloth Wasnt Sleepy does more than provide a sweet bedtime storykids will join Sloth to learn mindfulness practices such as shrinking down fears in their mind and calming their body through breath and simple visualizations. Kate Messners beautiful book helps parents and kids relax into dreamland with a sense of peace, safety, and belonging.
About the Author
Kate Messner is the beloved author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including Over and Under the Pond, The Brilliant Deep, Breakout, and the Ranger in Time series. She lives in Plattsburgh, New York. For more, visit katemessner.com.
Valentina Toro is a childrens book illustrator and a member of Advocate Art Inc. She lives in Medelln, Colombia. For more, visit advocate-art.com/valentina-toro.
"A sweet, calming read." Kirkus Reviews