ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: August 20, 2020
Arlo The Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep
By (author) Catherine Rayner
Arlo The Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep is a beautifully illustrated story with a gentle mindfulness message from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Catherine Rayner – ideal for bedtime, and especially helpful for little ones who have trouble going to sleep.Arlo the lion is exhausted. He just can’t drop off, no matter what he tries. It’s either too hot, or too cold; too loud or too quiet. But then he meets Owl. She can sleep through the day, which isn’t easy when most other animals are awake! Will Arlo ever get any rest? Perhaps his new friend has some special tricks she can teach him …
Reviews of Arlo The Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep
Rayner breathes new life into the bedtime story with this delectably dreamy book, with a gentle mindfulness message…I think Arlo, realised in tawny gold watercolours, is one of her finest creations yet * The Bookseller, Editor's Choice * Does your child have trouble falling off to sleep? This dreamy bedtime book about an exhausted lion who just can't drop off to sleep is the perfect antidote with its gentle mindfulness message * I News *
Catherine Rayner studied illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. She fell in love with the city and still lives there with her young family and a small menagerie of creatures including Shannon the horse, Ena the cat and a goldfish called Richard, all of whom inspire her work. Catherine won the Best New Illustrator Award at the Booktrust Early Years Awards for Augustus and His Smile and has been awarded the prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal. Catherine’s other titles for Macmillan include the critically acclaimed Solomon Crocodile and the award-winning Smelly Louie.