Every parent’s secret sauce to their nightly bedtime routine is a little different. But, we guess most involve a great bedtime book. For a new read that’ll delight and pave the way to a good night’s rest, add Even Monsters Need to Sleep to your shelf. Written by Lisa Wheeler and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen, this new picture book is a fun take on the classic bedtime tale. Read on for the scoop!

The Story
Sleep is the main theme that runs throughout this book, and we couldn’t think of a better motif to get your kids in the mood to hit snooze town. The book showcases why even monsters like the Loch Ness, Bigfoot and Troll need to sleep. The colorful illustrations combined with the delightful story, make these otherwise scary creatures much more approachable and friendly. Your kids will hopefully realize there are no reasons to be scared of monsters because they are just like us—they need sleep, too!


Sound Like Something You’d Want to Read?
HarperCollins is giving away a set of picture books perfect for bedtime. Included in this prize pack is Even Monsters Need to Sleep. Enter for your chance to win by clicking here.

Why the Author & Illustrator Might Sound Familiar to You
Lisa Wheeler is the brains behind other picture books:  Dino-Hockey, Dino-Soccer, Dino-Football, and Dino-Wrestling.

Chris Van Dusen is the author/illustrator of picture books, includng  A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee, If I Built a Car, and The Circus Ship.

The Fine Print
The book is best for kids ages 4-8 years old. Buy it starting March 14, 2017 for $17.99 at harpercollins.com

What is your bedtime routine? Will you check out this new picture book?

— Erin Lem

Art © 2017 by Chris Van Dusen.