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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep and the newer The Little Elephant Who Wants to Fall Asleep are semi-hypnotic stories that promise sleep for kids. These books promise to cure bedtime woes for parents around the world, and all you have to do is follow the instructions exactly. Read the words, odd as they may be, and insert your child’s name where indicated.
Based on SCIENCE, this self-published book is selling like hotcakes on Amazon, as we all know that the promise of sleep is worth throwing money at. The parent is meant to read the book in a quiet, sleepy voice, inserting yawns along the way. The author has used “a specific language pattern based on psychological techniques that will help your child to relax and fall asleep.”
From the author’s website:
By using psychological techniques and the specific way the book is written the children will often fall asleep, even before the story ends.
This unique book is recommended and praised by psychologists and therapists, as a way to help put your child to sleep.
While it’s tempting to order a Kindle version in able to use it ASAP, the light of the iPad or Kindle may be a distraction to the vibe of the room you are going for.
My local mom’s group had mixed results with this book.
Have you heard about it? It is the number 1 best-selling book on Amazon across ALL CATEGORIES. That is how much parents what their children to go the eff to sleep.