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The Little Elephant Who Wants to Fall Asleep

A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep
Length: 1 hr and 1 min
Categories: Children, Ages 5-7
5 out of 5 stars (20 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The bedtime audiobook parents are raving about!

The author of the global best seller The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep is back with another story using all-new child-tested, parent-approved techniques to make bedtime a sweet and tender end to each day.

Your child joins Ellen the Elephant on a journey through a magical forest that leads to sleep. Along the way they meet different fantastical characters and have calming experiences that will help your child to relax and slip into slumber quickly. The story works perfectly for either naptime or bedtime.

©2016 Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin (P)2016 Penguin Books Ltd.

Critic Reviews

"Tired parents of planet earth - this is what you've been waiting for.... If you don't already have a copy, you need to order one quick sharp." ( Metro)
"The most peaceful bedtime we have had in months." ( Daily Mail)
"A book whose powerfully soporific effects my son is helpless to resist." ( New York Times)

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we all get to sleep

I listen to this with my 2yr old each night. she now falls asleep within 15mins whereas before it was about 60mins. only problem is that I fall asleep too.

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  • Sam Oliver
  • 06-11-2016

great story but....

Unfortunately, half way through this story (chapter 2), a loud booming voice repeats the warning from the start which tells you that it may make you drowsy and not to listen whilst driving blah blah, so my little boy always jumps up awake at this point and asks "Who's that man?? Who's that man??". The story then starts again (chapter 2) with a man reading it (a woman reads Chapter 1). Perhaps there is a way to stop this happening but I can't work out how.

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  • michelle Meek
  • 06-04-2017

Worked 1st time

Lovely relaximg story, until the warning at the end, I set my kindle timer to 30 mins and then it switches off before the booming voice

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  • M T.
  • 15-03-2018

ZZZZZZZZZZ

Brilliant. I struggled with insomnia for decades, now I'm usually asleep by end of book (30 mins).

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  • Jayne Doherty
  • 20-10-2016

It works!

From a sleep deprived mum who has tried everything, I am sooooooo happy this works and is awesome!!!

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  • hope28
  • 07-06-2017

Great

Good at helping my son relax and go to sleep. Makes me feel sleepy too

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 31-10-2016

evie was out like a light! so was i! lol

my 15 month old was having a mad moment that she gets when she's over tired and I needed her to nap.put her on my lap and she struggled and cried. I put the story on and within minutes she was asleep on me for at least an hour and a half

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  • Elli
  • 17-10-2019

Still awake after 2 listens

My 6yo is still awake after this and the rabbit versions back to back. And the loud warning at the beginning is ridiculous. Put it in its own chapter.

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  • Kat
  • 15-11-2018

excellent and a form favourite with my 2yr olds

My 2yr old twins love this. We alternate with the rabbit who wanted to fall asleep

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  • Naomi
  • 19-08-2018

A surprise for me

We have been using this audio book to assist at bedtime for the last month.
Tonight was the first time I realised there is 2 chapters, both the same story but read by different narrators.
It definitely works on both me and my 3 year old son, and we are both normally fast asleep by halfway through the first chapter.

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  • 90percentwater
  • 03-06-2018

Awesome.

This has worked for my 3 year old every night for the last 2 months. He loves it and falls asleep about 15-20 mins in. We just use a Bluetooth speaker and play it in his room from our phones. Works a dream!

Highly recommended +++++