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{"id":512896860170,"title":"Olive the Sheep Can't Sleep","handle":"olive-the-sheep-cant-sleep","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/clementina-almeida\"\u003eClementina Almeida\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/ana-camila-silva\"\u003eAna Camila Silva\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eOlive the Sheep is having trouble falling asleep—she'd rather stay up and play. Backed up by sleep science, this gentle story shares practical tips for how to make bedtime go smoothly as Olive falls asleep.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAdorable Olive had a long day with her friends and is tired. She has a warm bath, is wrapped in a soft towel, rocks with her mom, stretches, and settles in for a good night's sleep. Using techniques based in neuroscience to help children relax, fall asleep, and stay asleep, author and child psychologist Clementina Almeida presents a charming and practical story for parents and children to share together.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these:\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/charlesbridge.com\/products\/animal-naps\"\u003eAnimal Naps\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/charlesbridge.com\/products\/baby-animals-take-a-nap\"\u003eBaby Animals Take a Nap\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg class=\"cvr-border-gray\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/olive-the-sheep-spread.jpg?11021641665523529391\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eClementina Almeida, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAuthor and researcher Clementina Almeida has a PhD in clinical psychology with a specialty in infants and young children and is certified in infant mental health. 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She is the illustrator of \u003ci\u003eOlive the Sheep Can't Sleep\u003c\/i\u003e and lives in Portugal.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComing soon!\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ci\u003eKirkus Reviews\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA bedtime book with parenting tips to help kids get the sleep they need. This handsomely designed Portuguese import features the adorable, fluffy sheep Olive, whose mother helps her overcome sleeplessness after a long day of play. A frontmatter \"Note for Grown-Ups\" introduces the book's reliance on neuroscience research to help improve children's sleeping habits, and backmatter \"Bedtime Tips\" offer an overview of the ideas introduced in the book proper. These same tips are embedded in Olive's story as her mother finds different ways to soothe her little lamb and help her ready her body and mind for rest with: a bath, deep breathing, cuddling, warm milk, soothing imagery, and so on. The somewhat flat aesthetic of Silva's digital illustrations doesn't undermine their cuddly appeal, since the forms are rounded and lines curved. Movement from a bright palette to a more subdued one as Olive settles in for the night provides a logical, calming visual shift for sleepy readers. While none of the advice reads as revolutionary, having it integrated into a story could aid children in calming themselves at bedtime while affirming caregivers' nurturing efforts to support them. It's as purposive as \u003ci\u003eThe Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep\u003c\/i\u003e but both gentler and more artful. 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It's as purposive as \u003ci\u003eThe Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep\u003c\/i\u003e but both gentler and more artful. This book makes the most of its dual audience.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/olive-the-sheep-cvr.jpg?11021641665523529391\" style=\"display: block; float: none; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/olive-the-sheep-hires.zip?11021641665523529391\" class=\"product-btn\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DETAILS BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDetails\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEnter format here\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cbr\u003eISBN: \u003cspan\u003e978-1-58089-838-6\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eE-book\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eISBN: \u003cspan\u003e978-1-63289-729-9\u003c\/span\u003e EPUB\u003cbr\u003e ISBN: \u003cspan\u003e978-1-63289-730-5\u003c\/span\u003e PDF\u003cbr\u003e For information about purchasing E-books, \u003ca title=\"E-book\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/e-books\"\u003eclick here\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAges: 3-7\u003cbr\u003ePage count: 32\u003cbr\u003e9 x 9\u003c\/p\u003e\n[\/TABS]"}

Olive the Sheep Can't Sleep

By: Clementina Almeida / Illustrated by: Ana Camila Silva

Olive the Sheep is having trouble falling asleep—she'd rather stay up and play. Backed up by sleep science, this gentle story shares practical tips for how to make bedtime go smoothly as Olive falls asleep.

Adorable Olive had a long day with her friends and is tired. She has a warm bath, is wrapped in a soft towel, rocks with her mom, stretches, and settles in for a good night's sleep. Using techniques based in neuroscience to help children relax, fall asleep, and stay asleep, author and child psychologist Clementina Almeida presents a charming and practical story for parents and children to share together.

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Clementina Almeida, author

Author and researcher Clementina Almeida has a PhD in clinical psychology with a specialty in infants and young children and is certified in infant mental health. She is the founder of the For Babies Project based in Porto, Portugal.


Ana Camila Silva, illustrator

Camila Silva is passionate about illustration and design for children. She is the illustrator of Olive the Sheep Can't Sleep and lives in Portugal.

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Kirkus Reviews

A bedtime book with parenting tips to help kids get the sleep they need. This handsomely designed Portuguese import features the adorable, fluffy sheep Olive, whose mother helps her overcome sleeplessness after a long day of play. A frontmatter "Note for Grown-Ups" introduces the book's reliance on neuroscience research to help improve children's sleeping habits, and backmatter "Bedtime Tips" offer an overview of the ideas introduced in the book proper. These same tips are embedded in Olive's story as her mother finds different ways to soothe her little lamb and help her ready her body and mind for rest with: a bath, deep breathing, cuddling, warm milk, soothing imagery, and so on. The somewhat flat aesthetic of Silva's digital illustrations doesn't undermine their cuddly appeal, since the forms are rounded and lines curved. Movement from a bright palette to a more subdued one as Olive settles in for the night provides a logical, calming visual shift for sleepy readers. While none of the advice reads as revolutionary, having it integrated into a story could aid children in calming themselves at bedtime while affirming caregivers' nurturing efforts to support them. It's as purposive as The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep but both gentler and more artful. This book makes the most of its dual audience.

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Ages: 3-7
Page count: 32
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