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Can You Yawn Like a Fawn?

Can You Yawn Like a Fawn?

A Help Your Child to Sleep Book

Monica Sweeney with Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant Lauren Yelvington; illustrated by Laura Watkins

Castle Point Books


This is not just another bedtime book. Help your child to sleep with expert techniques!

When getting your child to sleep can be a nightly challenge, Can You Yawn Like a Fawn? uses clinical sleep strategies for a calming, restful reading experience to tell a story of sleepy animals getting tucked in at night. Follow the recommended bedtime routine from Certified Sleep Consultant Lauren Yelvington, cuddle up with your child, and read the soporific language with a soothing tone to ease your child into slumber. With each dreamy illustration of yawning baby animals, your child will be prompted to yawn along with them. This suggestive, tranquil repetition will have your child sleepy and snug as the story comes to an end. From yawning like a fluffy lamb to getting snuggly like a kangaroo, bedtime reading will be a loving, relaxing way for your little one to settle into dreamland.

Praise for Can You Yawn Like a Fawn?

"Can You Yawn Like A Fawn? is a fabulous book which provides an easy and fun way for you to add meditation to bedtime." -Outnumbered 3 to 1

"Small kids will enjoy it and it features some truly stunning illustrations. ...The book does what it sets out to accomplish in that it soothes kids, it gets them focused on bedtime and it relaxes them into the process of falling asleep. ...It's a charming book that's worth adding to any small child's collection." --SheKnows

"Yawn along with this highly recommended bedtime story." -- ImaginationSoup


Reviews from Goodreads

Monica Sweeney with Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant Lauren Yelvington; illustrated by Laura Watkins

Monica Sweeney is a best-selling children's book author whose books have sold more than two million copies worldwide and have been translated into more than ten languages. Her children's books include the LOOM MAGIC series, BRICK SHAKESPEARE, and HOW THE CRAYONS SAVED THE RAINBOW. Monica lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Lauren Yelvington is a Certified Family Sleep Institute Pediatric Sleep Consultant. Prior to becoming a child sleep consultant, Lauren practiced as a school psychologist for twelve years. Lauren lives in New York City.

Laura Watkins is the illustrator of Can You Yawn Like a Fawn?, among other books.

Monica Sweeney

Lauren Yelvington