~I received a copy of Power Down, Little Robot for the purpose of reviewing. Opinions and stories are my own.~
My two girls are not the best sleepers to begin with and when it comes to bedtime more often than not they try and stall for a few precious minutes every single night. Their go to phrases include, “I need a drink of water or I need another hug” or they wait for me to leave and then follow me into the living room to tell me some not-so important information they forgot to tell me. I am here to share with you the perfect children’s book for those bedtime woes that is sure to bring a few giggles. Power Down, Little Robot is a children’s book about a robot that doesn’t want to power down for bed but his Mom unit knows what to do to make it happen. This book not only makes me laugh but my girls love it too. We have all been there and this book makes it a fun read right before bedtime.
It’s time to power down for the night, but Little Robot isn’t ready! He quickly opens his stalling program. Luckily, Mom Unit knows exactly how to get him into his sleep module.
This fun twist on a familiar nighttime routine will click with bedtime avoidance experts everywhere.
Anna Staniszewski is the author of several tween books and lives near Boston with her robo-husband and their dogbot, Emma. Tim Zeltner is an award-winning artist who lives in Grafton, Ontario with his wife, Jackie, and dog, Jessie. Both their works blend together perfectly in this book with a fun story we can all relate to and bright illustrations that captivate my young audience.
Here are some sleepy time tips form the website inspired by Power Down, Little Robot to help your little ones power down for the night.
This book is perfect for the 3-6 aged bedtime crazy crowd. It is fun to see even robots struggle with bedtime and this book reminds my girls that all little ones must get their rest. The benefits of reading to your little ones will last a lifetime so it is important to find books that interest your kids. Remember that reading should be fun!