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Even Monsters Need to Sleep

Lisa Wheeler, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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Even Monsters Need to Sleep by acclaimed author-illustrator team Lisa Wheeler and Chris Van Dusen puts a fresh and humorous spin on the classic bedtime story. Perfect for readers who enjoy How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? and other subversive bedtime tales.

What do you do before you go to bed at night?

Bigfoot hugs his wooby extra tight, while aliens have pillow fights.

Nessie gets a drink, then swims down deep.

But in the end, everybody needs to sleep . . . even monsters!

Praise For Even Monsters Need to Sleep

“A worthy addition to the large canon of monster bedtime books.”

Balzer + Bray, 9780062366405, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 14, 2017

About the Author

Lisa Wheeler is the author of Even Monsters Need to Sleep, as well as other popular and award-winning picture books, including Mammoths on the Move, One Dark Night, and the Dino-Sports series. She lives near Detroit, Michigan. You can visit her online at


Chris Van Dusen is the author/illustrator of many picture books, including A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee, If I Built a Car, and The Circus Ship. He also illustrated the popular Mercy Watson series written by Kate DiCamillo. He lives with his family in Maine. You can visit him online at