Synopses & Reviews
Bedtime often seems to come too early, but what would happen if you never went to sleep? When scientists decided to find out, they discovered that your brain needs a rest after a long day of thinking, just as your muscles would need a rest after a long day of work.
A different kind of bedtime story, this book is the perfect response to the question ‘Cant I stay up a little longer?
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children (NSTA/CBC)
Why do you get sleepy?
When you feel tired, your body is telling you that it needs a rest. Everyone needs sleep. Babies need lots of sleep. Grown-ups need less. But no one can go without sleep for long. A team of scientists stayed awake for as long as they could to see what could happen. Read and find out some wide-eyed facts about the science of shut-eye.
About the Author
Paul Showers has written
many of the Let?s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science series? most popular titles, among them Where Does the Garbage Go?, illustrated by Randy Chewning. Mr. Showers lives in Palo Alto, CA.
Wendy Watson has illustrated numerous classic picture books, including A, B, C, D, Tummy, Toes, Hands, Knees by B. J. Hennessey. Ms. Watson lives in Groton, VT.