Paul Christelis - Sleep Easy - Hachette Children's Group

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • Paperback £8.99
    More information
    • ISBN:9781445157238
    • Publication date:26 Sep 2019
Books in this series

Sleep Easy

A Mindfulness Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

By Paul Christelis
Illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

  • Hardback
  • £11.99

Beautiful picturebook stories which include simple mindfulness activities throughout

Help your child to get a good night's sleep. This mindfulness story book for children includes simple mindfulness activities, which have been shown to help relieve stress and anxiety and improve health and mental well-being.

This story follows the adventures of twins, Billy and Betty, as they struggle to get to sleep. Billy's mind is noisy, constantly chattering, keeping him awake. Betty finds, as soon as her eyes close, that she starts to worry about what will happen the next day at school: will her friend Helen want to play with her? And what about that spelling test!
The story shows how they use mindfulness to help them fall asleep.

Mindfulness practices (exercises) are integrated into each story, and expanded on in the 'Notes to Parents and Teachers' section at the end of the books. Readers are invited to PAUSE at various points in the story to notice their own present moment experience.

The four stories in the 'Mindful Me' series explore how a mindful attitude to life can enhance enjoyment, promote a sense of calm and confidence, and provide young people with a 'friend for life'.

The books can be used at home or in the classroom, for storytime or as part of the PSHCE curriculum.

The other titles are:
Breath by Breath: A Mindfulness Guide to Keeping Calm
Emotions and Me: A Mindfulness Guide to Exploring Emotions
Get Outdoors: A Mindfulness Guide to Noticing Nature

Biographical Notes

Paul Christelis (Author)
Paul Christelis has worked as a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, writer, group facilitator and teacher for over twenty years. He is director of School of Moments (www.schoolofmoments.com), an organisation dedicated to teaching mindfulness to individuals, groups and communities.

Elisa Paganelli (Illustrator)
Elisa Paganelli was born in Modena (Italy), and since childhood cannot resist the smell of paper and pencils. She attended the Institute of Art and subsequently graduated from the European Institute of Design (IED) in Turin with a degree in illustration. As a post-grad, Elisa worked as a graphic designer for a communication agency. However she realized that this wasn't the life for her, so she decided to set up her own art and design studio. (She also ran a successful design shop for 6 years, but this is another story.)
Elisa devotes most of her time to her passion for images and words. She thinks of herself as a kind of hermit, immersed in her quiet world of nature and books, accompanied by a cup of tea and her beloved pet-assistants. She now collaborates with publishers and advertising agencies all over the world, and also writes for a newspaper's lifestyle column.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445157221
  • Publication date: 25 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
Orchard Books

Reindeer Recovery

Lucy Daniels
Authors:
Lucy Daniels
Orchard Books

The Worrysaurus

Rachel Bright, Chris Chatterton
Contributors:
Rachel Bright, Chris Chatterton

A fun and reassuring tale about dealing with worries from the author of the bestselling The Lion Inside.It's a beautiful day and Worrysaurus has planned a special picnic. But it isn't long before a small butterfly of worry starts fluttering in his tummy . . .What if he hasn't brought enough to eat?What if he gets lost in the jungle?What if he trips and falls?What if it rains?!Can Worrysaurus find a way to chase his fears away and have fun?The perfect book to help every anxious little dinosaur let go of their fears and feel happy in the moment.

Hodder Children's Books

Mr Penguin and the Catastrophic Cruise

Alex T. Smith
Authors:
Alex T. Smith
Wayland

Who Ate the Penguin?

Sarah Ridley
Authors:
Sarah Ridley

All living things need food to give them energy to live. Plants that make their own food and animals that eat plants or other plant-eating animals are linked together by many different food chains. This book looks at an ocean food chain in Antarctica. The text introduces young children to the scientific vocabulary associated with food chains and big, beautiful photographs bring the ocean food chain to life.

Wayland

Who Ate the Snake?

Sarah Ridley
Authors:
Sarah Ridley

All living things need food to give them energy to live. Plants that make their own food and animals that eat plants or other plant-eating animals are linked together by many different food chains. This book looks at a desert food chain in Arizona, USA. The text introduces young children to the scientific vocabulary associated with food chains and big, beautiful photographs bring the desert food chain to life.

Wayland

Rabbits

Gemma Barder
Authors:
Gemma Barder
Wayland

Reptiles

Gemma Barder
Authors:
Gemma Barder
Franklin Watts

What Is Money?

Ben Hubbard
Authors:
Ben Hubbard

A friendly, first look at making money for young readersLeo is confused! Money is meant to make the world go round, but he never actually sees it. Then on his birthday, his aunt sends him some money. What will Leo do with it?An illustrated, child-friendly introduction to money, looking at the different forms it takes, how we use it and the importance of looking after it. Each story follows a child who is faced with a dilemma about what to do with some money and explores the many choices available to them in a clear and helpful way.

Franklin Watts

My Body's Changing

Anita Ganeri
Authors:
Anita Ganeri

A simple and reassuring introduction to periods and body changes for young girls aged 7 and up.This easy-to-understand, straightforward book gives clear advice for young readers who want to understand more about the changes in their body that happens during puberty. The clear, friendly approach explains what puberty is, what body changes might happen from getting hairy to growing breasts, as well as explaining all about periods, answering the many questions girls might have, from how long they last and period pains, to how to use sanitary products. There is sound advice on heathy eating, exercise and keeping clean as well as how to tackle any emotional ups and downs and tips for boosting self-esteem.Questions and answers throughout will help dispel any myths and give gentle advice.Suitable for all ages, and in particular for any young girls experiencing early puberty.

Orchard Books

The Llama Bridesmaid

Bella Swift
Authors:
Bella Swift

Need a bridesmaid? No prob-llama! Lulu the llama loves to help people! When she finds out that Apple Tree Farm is in trouble, she wants to help Farmer James save their home. A wedding at the farm could be the answer to their problems, so Lulu can't wait to get stuck in. From the cake to the flowers, Lulu wants everything to be perfect - but sometimes she gets a bit carried away . . . Can Lulu's new friend, a little girl named Avani, help the llama bridesmaid save the bride's big day? The future of Apple Tree Farm is depending on it!This funny, heart-warming story is full of wedding joy and llama drama!

Franklin Watts

Worries

Paul Christelis, Ximena Jeria
Contributors:
Paul Christelis, Ximena Jeria
Orchard Books

Evelyn the Mermicorn Fairy

Daisy Meadows
Authors:
Daisy Meadows
Franklin Watts

Breath by Breath

Paul Christelis, Elisa Paganelli
Contributors:
Paul Christelis, Elisa Paganelli
Franklin Watts

Get Outdoors

Paul Christelis, Elisa Paganelli
Contributors:
Paul Christelis, Elisa Paganelli
Franklin Watts

Exploring Emotions

Paul Christelis, Elisa Paganelli
Contributors:
Paul Christelis, Elisa Paganelli
Orchard Books

The Wolf who wouldn't go to bed

Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord
Contributors:
Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord

From bestselling picture book author, Caryl Hart, winner of numerous awards, comes an hilarious story about not wanting to go to bed - a familiar theme in many households - help your child love sleeptime with this book.Whiffy Wilson thinks bedtime is boring. He wants to stay up ALL night long, playing his saxophone, building forts and learning magic tricks. Big boys like Whiffy NEVER go to sleep! Luckily, Whiffy's clever best friend Dotty is on hand with cosy pyjamas, exciting bedtime stories and a yummy nighttime feast. And before long, Whiffy Wilson discovers that bedtimes are the BEST! Willful wolf pups (and little children) will soon learn to love bedtimes with this funny and soothing story.

Orchard Books

Creta the Winged Terror

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Evil Wizard Malvel has conjured up Creta, a terrifying monster that can unleash thousands of vicious insects from its body! Can Tom defeat Creta before the Beast destroys the whole kingdom?Beast Quest Early Readers are perfect for children learning to read and for families to enjoy together, with text vetted by a literacy expert and bright new colour illustrations.Also available: Beast Quest Early Reader 3: Arax the Soul Stealer!

Franklin Watts

Sport

Sarah Ridley
Authors:
Sarah Ridley
Orchard Books

Side by Side

Rachel Bright, Debi Gliori
Contributors:
Rachel Bright, Debi Gliori
Orchard Books

Posy

Linda Newbery, Catherine Rayner
Contributors:
Linda Newbery, Catherine Rayner