Create a calm bedtime ritual with Before Bedtime, an innovative series featuring tried and tested sleep exercises from the best-selling author and clinical psychologist Dr Jessamy Hibberd. Snuggle beneath the covers and travel through the night sky to discover all there is to know about the amazing constellations that sparkle brightly up above while you get ready to drift off to the land of nod.
In this fast paced world, relaxing and preparing for sleep can be difficult for children, but regularly practising mindfulness can help relieve stress and anxiety, increase happiness and allow for a peaceful night’s sleep. With expert sleep techniques from Dr Jessamy Hibberd, this beautiful non-fiction book is designed to help children relax, clear their minds, get ready for bed and fall asleep faster. Featuring muscle relaxation, gentle yoga poses suitable for little ones, mindfulness and exercises to help children settle this perfect bed time read is illustrated with gentle, calming artwork from the wonderfully talented Hannah Tolson.
Using simple, melodic text that will help lull your little one to sleep, discover amazing facts and mythical stories as you journey through the glittering sky and get ready for bed. Let the myths and legends of the night sky inspire your dreams as you travel across the big, black sky with this new nightly bedtime routine. Stargazers of all ages will love this journey of exploration and bedtime battles will be a thing of the past. Tips on mindfulness and extra resources for parents are included at the back of the book.
Irish-born Claire Grace studied English and Philosophy before becoming a commissioning editor of children’s books. She is the author of many books for children and has worked on a collection of award-winning titles. She now lives in London where she spends her time writing, drinking coffee and dog spotting.
Dr Jessamy Hibberd is a London-based Chartered Clinical Psychologist, author and commentator. With over 15 years in clinical practice she runs a clinic where she works one-to-one with people experiencing common mental health problems. She is the co-author of the international bestselling THIS BOOK WILL series, including This Book Will Make You Sleep. Jessamy’s work includes drawing on the very latest developments in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and popular psychology, to guide people through proven techniques to help get sleep patterns back on track. She also works as a media psychologist, regularly contributing content to newspapers and magazines and was the headline speaker at Ted-X University of Nicosia in 2017.
Originally from a small town near Leeds, Hannah Tolson moved the long long way down to Falmouth, Cornwall to study illustration by the sea. After graduating in 2013, she still lives and and continues to illustrate there.