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Sleepy Dinosaur Pattern

Sleepy Dinosaur and the Bad Case of the Bedtime ROARs!

It's been a long fun day and now it's bedtime for Sleepy Dinosaur. She is ready to sleep, but there's a big problem... Each time she yawns, she lets out a big ROAR! With the ROARS! keeping her and everyone else awake, Sleepy Dinosaur find a way to fall asleep.


A colorful rhyming picture book that brings readers/listeners along in joining Sleepy Dinosaur to recap her busy day and help confront her bedtime dilemma. Through big ("ROAR") and small ("shhhhh") sounds, Sleepy Dinosaur engages the senses and provides for a fun, interactive reading experience.


A fun story to enjoy before a nap, bedtime, or anytime! The book is written in a style to accommodate early learners to listen, interact, and read on their own.

"A short, funny dinosaur themed story for just before lights out." - Kirkus Reviews

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Lee started writing out of his passion for storytelling and as a way to put his imagination into words. Growing up in rural Illinois, he often found himself in the outdoors exploring nature and letting the surroundings come to life around him (which continues today). His work as a writer has primarily focused on children's stories often with quirky characters, animals, lessons to learn, and fun to be had. As a proud parent himself, Lee uses his experiences as a girl dad to make his stories more engaging and relatable to kids and parents alike. He resides in Carlinville, IL with his wife and two daughters.

For business inquiries, permissions, or questions about the book contact Lee at

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Mat is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Chicago, IL. He loves working with whimsical worlds, fun characters and is always striving to improve his skills and challenge himself. He's always been inspired by authors and illustrators like Dr. Seuss, Shel Silverstein and Bill Waterson to create artwork that can help others to understand themselves and others better and teach them to
evaluate themselves and others with a critical eye and a compassionate approach.

For business inquiries contact Mat at Visit his website and awesome work at

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