The ACHUKA household has recently acquired two kittens (after being far too long without cats) named Arlo and Zelda, so the title of this picture book leapt out at us when the package was received.
And what a quality picture book it is. An obvious choice for #BookofTheDay. Originally scheduled for a June publication date it is finally out this week and poised to be a highlight of the autumn season.
“Delectably dreamy,” said The Bookseller.
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 …