Don’t Close Your Eyes by Bob Hostetler

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Do your little ones resist going to sleep?
Lull them to sleep with a fun bedtime challenge in Don’t Close Your Eyes!

Children have a lot of fun packed into a day, and they don't always want it to end. Award-winning author Bob Hostetler employs the power of suggestion—and reverse psychology—encouraging little ones to keep their eyes open, no matter how heavy their eyelids may get. The soft rhymes about animals preparing for sleep will help them settle down until they finally close their eyes and sleep!

With the silly and adorable illustrations of Mark Chambers, Don’t Close Your Eyes is a unique bedtime book that parents and children alike will enjoy again and again. 

“A brilliant and adorable bedtime story that will put a smile on the face of everyone who reads it. A gem that you don't want to miss” (Crystal Bowman, best-selling, award winning author of more than 100 books for children, including M is for Manger).

Available NOW for preorder; releasing February 5, 2019

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“A sweet, funny story that’s sure to become a bedtime favorite. Its adorable rhyme and lively illustrations make this picture book a must-have. Can’t wait to add it to my children’s book collection!” (Michelle Medlock Adams, award-winning, best-selling children’s author of more than 80 books).


“Bob Hostetler mixed his signature silliness together with reverse psychology to create his must-have bedtime picture book. Paired with Mark Chambers' whimsy-filled illustrations, Bob's rhymed verse captivates kiddos and adults alike (Mona Hodgson, award winning author of books for children and adults).