Patricia A. Britz Animals Need Zzz's, Too

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Animals Need Zzz's, Too

 
9780615657646: Animals Need Zzz's, Too

"Animals Need Sleep,Too" is an entertaining look at how different animals sleep and why it is important for young children to sleep well, too. It is a non-fiction children's picture book for children 4-8 years old that teaches them about sleep while comparing their sleep to the many different and fascinating ways that animals sleep. The 38-page book engages children with delightful and kid-friendly illustrations. The book depicts some animals that sleep standing up, those that sleep with their eyes open and the many places that animals sleep. By observing how animals sleep, the book encourages children to think about how and why people sleep the way they do.

Each section covers a different sleep topic covering a basic aspect of human sleep and then contrasts this with the diverse and unusual ways animals sleep:
*When you sleep and how much sleep is needed;
*How long and where you sleep; and
*What happens during sleep for people and animals

As an additional value, there are parent tips for helping children establish healthy sleep habits.

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About the Author:

Patricia A. Britz was Program Director at the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) for seven years where she wrote numerous articles and public education materials on sleep and presented at national professional conferences and school board meetings. She developed NSF"s website, <1>Sleep for Kids<1> and offered educational programs to sleep centers across the country.

Ms. Britz has Master degrees in Education and Public Management with a focus on health from Carnegie-Mellon University. She has developed programs on health issues for patients and the public for over 30 years and has co-authored scientific journal articles on sleep-related topics.

Review:

"Animals Need Zzz's, Too," a non-fiction children's picture book, illustrates the interesting ways that animals sleep. It encourages children to think about how and why people sleep the way they do by learning about how animals sleep. Children will identify with these animals and learn about the importance of sleep and its impact on their lives. Practical tips for parents to help children establish healthy sleep habits are included. --National Sleep Foundation, <1>sleepmatters<1> Spring 2013

"Animals Need Sleep,Too" offers a fun way to appreciate the importance of getting a good night's sleep by engaging the 4-8 year-old market with playful interactive descriptions of the many different and fascinating ways that animals sleep. What makes the book entertaining to children is the manner in which Britz weaves facts into the book's illustrations. The idea is for kids to think about their own need for sleep as a universal requirements for all animals. --Donna Manz, <1>Vienna/Oakton Connection<1> January 9-14, 2013

This book offers a new and different perspective on the importance of sleep and will alert both parents and children to basic sleep facts. --Meir Kryger, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine

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