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Book: The Land of Reverse - Where Sleep is Just a Matter of Letting Yourself Go... by Dave Michael Manousos

Book: The Land of Reverse - Where Sleep is Just a Matter of Letting Yourself Go... by Dave Michael Manousos

categories: Book, Adventure, Sleep, Humor, Insomnia, Kids, Kidlit, Children's Book




Dave Michael Manousos

Author Dave Michael Manousosabout this book: The Land of Reverse is a story about 9 year old Sam who can't go to sleep. After trying everything he can think of to go to sleep, from counting sheep to standing on his head he comes up with an idea he's yet to try, He pretends to go to sleep.

Sam falls head first and finds himself standing in the Land of Reverse, where pretending is real and sleep is just a matter of letting yourself go... where everything is backwards and flip-flopped.

A New Way to Go to Sleep.

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Kirkus Review:

• "Most books aimed at helping children sleep are written specifically for preschoolers, so Manousos ably addresses a gap in the literature by aiming his message at middle-grade kids. His advice is also on point—using your imagination. . .


Clarion Review:

• "Sam's imaginative story is told through rhyming verse with simple rhymes such as "bed" and "head" or "sleep"and "sheep." In the second half of the picture book, the refrain "Sam took a breath and he shut his eyes tight.


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