Dreaming of being a princess? Visions of your own royal library, your own royal chef, your own royal mattress? Sounds delightful..and it is...except this little princess is having a very hard time falling asleep. Anybody else out there having a hard time falling asleep?
What does a princess do when her mattress is just not quite right and the tossing and turning starts and she just can't get comfy even though she has a very busy day ahead of her? Well, she consults her experts..that's what she does. She talks to the Royal Chef and she talks to the Royal Astronomer and she talks to the Royal Librarian and luckily for her, each one has an idea for her.
Luckily for us, she is sharing all of those wonderful falling asleep ideas with us! Do any of those ideas really work? Will she fall asleep at the end of the story? You know the answer to that one....
The Author's Note at the end of the story shares four of the great ideas the princess got - with their names (Lizard Pose, etc.) and how to do them.
Good night. Happy Sleeping! God Bless!
32 pages 978-1419745874 Ages 4-8
Keywords: princess, sleeping, bedtime, fairy tale, retelling, fun, how to, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
Editor's note: I'm giving this one to all the princesses and princes I know who have those nights when it's just hard to fall asleep - pea under the mattress or not. We can all use some a little help and some techniques to use to help us drift off happily.
A bedtime fractured fairy tale to help the most restless of little ones fall asleep, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Verde!
Once upon a time there lived a very busy princess who never had trouble falling asleep. Until one night, when a pesky pea changed all that! Without sleep, the princess feels cranky, and clumsy, and filled with worry that she’ll never sleep again. Will this tossy-turny princess ever be able to calm her mind, relax her body, and finally get some rest? Book 2 of the Feel-Good Fairy Tales series is a soothing spin on a classic fairytale from New York Times bestselling author Susan Verde and illustrator Jay Fleck, giving restless little readers and listeners the tools they need to help them drift off to dreamland. Includes exercises to help YOU fall asleep.---from the publisher