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5-Minute Really True Stories for Bedtime

This compendium of 5-minute really true stories is the ultimate brainy bedtime companion for young children!

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The Telegraph

"Why do we sleep? Where is the oldest bed in the world? How do sharks snooze underwater? This compendium of 30 Britannica-verified true stories about bedtime takes you on a journey of wonder and learning to find out the answers to all this and more."

Robin Brooks, GeekDad

“The parcelling up of information into easily digestible chunks is such a great idea … By breaking things down into bedtime-story sized chunks, and backing the stories up with delightful illustrations, the Really True Stories for Bedtime delivers perfectly edible nuggets of information.”

Robin Brooks, GeekDad

5-Minute Really True Stories for Bedtime is a novel take on children’s non-fiction; it’s a lovely book perfect for inquisitive children, everywhere. The magic of fiction at bedtime is irreplaceable, but books like this show how true stories can wow too.”

Big Issue North

"This beautifully illustrated anthology occupies a curious space between a reference book and bedtime fables."

Joanna Lumley, The Telegraph

“I’m all for make-believe but there is something thrilling about facts that are often stranger than fiction. Reading and being read aloud to are almost the mainstays of life, they will always give you somewhere to escape. When things are bad or too much to bear, particularly now in this time of infection, a book is the best place to turn.”

Claire Allfree, The Telegraph

"A brightly illustrated anthology of short factual pieces on the theme of 'night', from how sharks sleep, to what causes the Northern Lights."

The Times

“Nonfiction lovers will enjoy these short and intriguing pieces about the night: the starry skies, record-breaking beds, space travel, nocturnal jobs and animals.”

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