Sleep is for everyone

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HarperCollins, May 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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 ‘ Can' t I stay up a little longer?'

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User Review  - SadieCooney - LibraryThing

Sleep is for Everyone states different ways animals and people sleep. It shows how important rest is for your body and health. This book would be a great read aloud and to get the students involved. During the book, it asks students questions how they sleep. Read full review

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User Review  - KristalKangasHanes - LibraryThing

This book talks frankly about the essential part that sleep plays in the the health of an organism. This is an excellent source for a health unit. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Paul Showers wrote twenty books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including favorites such as "What Happens to a Hamburger?" and "Where Does the Garbage Go?" Mr. Showers worked on the "Detroit Free Press, " the "New York Herald Tribune, " and for thirty years, the "Sunday New York Times.

WENDY WATSON is currently Project Manager for Marketing and Communication at South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL). In the past she ran an organization that investigated state violence and ensured that people injured or killed in state violence received forensic assessments. This led to her being headhunted to work at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This experience encouraged her interest in writing this book, which was begun during her recovery from cancer in 2002.

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