Wednesday, February 6, 2013

grandma's bookshelf - I Dare You NOT to Yawn

If you are looking for a fun, slightly different bedtime story which will have you laughing definitely take a look at the book, I Dare You NOT to Yawn! I received this book yesterday for review and it had me laughing - right out loud! I read it to my husband and he ended up laughing, too! I love unexpected books which actually have a definite ring of truth to them and this is one such book!

I Dare You Not to Yawn  
Author - Helene Boudreau
Illustrator - Serve Bloch
Publisher - Candlewick Press
Ages - 4+

Favorite Features -
  • Illustrations fit the story very well
  • Story is one which will have you all yawning . . . and perhaps, headed off to bed?!!!
  • Great book for snuggling together before bedtime!
I Dare You NOT to Yawn is sure to become a favorite bedtime story; for good reason! It is a great story which reminds us; "Yawns are sneaky. They can creep up on you when you least expect them. There you are, minding your own business, building the tallest block tower in the history of the universe or dressing up the cat when suddenly . . . a yawn pops out. Next thing you know, you're being sent upstairs to get your pajamas on! Before you know it, you're tucked into bed, snug as a bug and wondering . . . 'How did I get here?' So, if you're not ready to go to bed, follow these tips and DO NOT YAWN!" Like I said, "unexpected" and "a definite ring of truth"! "Can you see why I love this book?

This is a great book to surprise your grandchildren with when they are at your house for their next sleepover . . . be sure to send it home with them so their parents can enjoy it, too! What is your favorite bedtime story book?

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