Bedtime Books and Educational Apps by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
With poetic text and colorful illustrations, The Animals Sleep: A Bedtime Book of Biomes emphasizes the importance of sleep for both animals and children.
This educational picture book explores the unique sleep environments of animals, taking children on a fascinating journey to see the world’s diverse biomes: from freshwaters and marine waters to the dry desert, and from dense woodlands and forests to the open grassland and tundra.
The beautifully illustrated landscapes allow children to discover new animals that are sleeping in each habitat. Beavers, zebras, an antelope, a jaguar, a crocodile and humpback whales: An eye-catching assortment of animals fills every scene.
Children also will be encouraged to get a good night of sleep when they see that a cozy bedroom is the perfect sleep environment for them! Additional information is provided to help parents and educators teach children more about biomes and sleep environments.
With simple rhyming text and vibrant illustrations, I See the Animals Sleeping: A Bedtime Story emphasizes the importance of sleep for both animals and children.
This beautiful picture book highlights the diverse and fascinating sleep habits of animals. Some sleep hidden away in burrows and dens, while others doze out in the open. Standing up, lying down, in a tree, on the water – animals are sleeping in many different ways and in a variety of locations!
Children will love seeing familiar animals such as a tiger, fox and giraffe. They’ll also be fascinated by more unusual creatures like a platypus and sloth. Each sleeping animal is brought to life in a richly detailed illustration that will capture children’s attention – and spark their imagination.
This book will encourage children to crawl into bed so that they can sleep too. Additional information is provided to help parents and educators teach children more about animals and sleep.
STORYBOOK APPS - FREE for iPad, Kindle Fire and Android devices
About the AASM Children's Storybook Apps
These free children's apps were developed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to educate kids about the importance of sleep. Both apps have optional settings for children to read the stories at their own pace or have the stories read to them with audio. Adapted from the AASM's beautifully illustrated children's picture books, the apps also include coloring pages, puzzles and quiz games. The AASM recommends these interactive apps for daytime fun and educational enrichment.