Sleep Is For Everyone

Paperback | April 11, 1997

byPaul Showers

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Why do you get sleepy?

When you feel tired, your body is telling you that it needs a rest. Everyone needs sleep. Babies need lots of sleep. Grown-ups need less. But no one can go without sleep for long. A team of scientists stayed awake for as long as they could to see what could happen. Read and find out some wide-eyed facts about the science of shut-eye.

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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 need a rest after a long day of work. A different kind of bedtime story, this book is the perfect response to the q...

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Why do you get sleepy?When you feel tired, your body is telling you that it needs a rest. Everyone needs sleep. Babies need lots of sleep. Grown-ups need less. But no one can go without sleep for long. A team of scientists stayed awake for as long as they could to see what could happen. Read and find out some wide-eyed facts about the ...

Paul Showers wrote twenty books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including favorites such asWhat Happens to a Hamburger?andWhere Does the Garbage Go?Mr. Showers worked on theDetroit Free Press,theNew York Herald Tribune,and for thirty years, theSunday New York Times.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.07 inPublished:April 11, 1997Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451410

ISBN - 13:9780064451413

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 6

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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 need a rest after a long day of work. A different kind of bedtime story, this book is the perfect response to the questions "Can't I stay up a little longer?" Full color.