Created: 6th June, 2021

Arlo the Lion Who Couldn't Sleep

Author: Catherine Rayner
Illustrator: Catherine Rayner
Publisher: Macmillan

Arlo The Lion Who Couldn't Sleep is a beautifully illustrated story with a gentle mindfulness message from award-wining author-illustrator Catherine Rayner. Shortlisted for the the CILIP Kate Greenaway Award 2021, it's an ideal bedtime book, and especially helpful for little ones who have trouble going to sleep.

Arlo the lion is exhausted. He just can't drop off, no matter what he tries. It's either too hot, or too cold; too loud or too quiet. But then he meets Owl. She can sleep through the day, which isn't easy when most other animals are awake! Will Arlo ever get any rest? Perhaps his new friend has some special tricks she can teach him...


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