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5 minute really true stories for bedtime / [developed by Jackie McCann [and three others] ; illustrations by Amy Grimes [and nine others]].

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L1860208M J613.794 SYM
Junior Nonfiction Mind & Body   Albury LibraryMuseum . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781912920648
Author Symes, Sally, author
Title 5 minute really true stories for bedtime / [developed by Jackie McCann [and three others] ; illustrations by Amy Grimes [and nine others]].
Five minute really true stories for bedtime.
Pagination etc. 191 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contants note "30 Amazing Stories: Featuring frozen frogs, King Tut's beds, the world's biggest sleepover, the phases of the moon, and more!" -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents note Why do we sleep? -- What are dreams? -- Heading to bed -- Sleeping champions! -- Record-breaking beds -- King Tut's beds -- Beds around the world -- Warm as toast! -- Asleep in space -- Rock-a-bye sleeping -- Sleeping on the move -- A busy night at the hospital -- Find it, fix it! -- The rush to market -- Night hunters -- The great sleep escape -- Watery beds -- How to do they sleep? -- A grizzly bear's winter -- Remarkable hibernators -- Sunrise to sunset -- The midnight sun -- The Northern Lights -- A trip to the stars -- Stargazing -- Stories in the stars -- I see the Moon -- Fly me to the Moon -- Moon mysteries -- Lullabies around the world.
Summary Note Nonfiction-loving children with busy families and have 5 minutes for a bedtime story will now be able to chose from a wide array of bedtime-related information. From a sweet story about polar bear hibernation to what our brains do when we sleep, from weirdest places to go to bed (tethered to the wall in the International Space Station or bivouacked on a cliff face) to sleep hours in the days before electric lights, the world record for how long someone has managed to stay awake, the tallest bed in the world, and the animals that sleep the most, this book will keep kids riveted and begging for more.
Target audience note Ages 5 years+
Subject Stars -- Juvenile literature
Sleeping customs -- Juvenile literature
Sleep -- Juvenile literature
Bedtime -- Juvenile literature
Animals -- Sleep behavior -- Juvenile literature
Nocturnal animals -- Juvenile literature
Night -- Juvenile literature
Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature
Moon Juvenile literature.
Added Author Symes, Sally, developer, author
Grimes, Amy, illustrator
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