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The perfect naptime and bedtime story to help little ones drift off to sleep told by best-selling, internationally beloved author and illustrator.

Join fuzzy, cuddly Sleepy Bear as he searches for a sweet spot to nap in after eating a big meal. Find a special gatefold surprises and peek-through pages inside!

After a delicious feast, Sleepy Bear searches for the perfect nap spot. Will it be the hole in the tree? On top of the bumpy bridge? Or in this hollow log? In every place Sleepy Bear searches, he meets a new friend. But, will Sleepy Bear find the perfect spot for a nap? 

The best bedtime story for babies and toddlers!

- This book is the perfect companion for nap time and features sweet, soft illustrations and a sleepy character that children will relate to. 

- Ideal for the Thanksgiving holiday, Sleepy Bear celebrates feasts and friends and the longing to sleep after a big meal. 

- Sleepy Bear creates a beautiful bonding experience between a sleepy child and the person reading the story.

Gakken Publishing is the largest publisher of children's educational books in Japan. For the first time, these sophisticated and exciting books are now available to parents, teachers, and caregivers in the United States.



Satoshi Iriyama is the a best-selling picture book author and illustrator. Born in Toyko in 1958, Mr. Iriyama has worked on character and greeting card design, until finally becoming a full-time author and illustrator. His best-selling Piyo series has sold in over 2.5 million copies in Japan and has been translated into over seven languages.