Flashback Friday – Yawn

Today we’re flashing back to February 2021 with Yawn by Patricia Hegarty. Following a yawn that spreads around the entire world, this rhyming picture book is the perfect bedtime read.

It all starts with one little yawn that passes to a dog, then a cat, and eventually moving all the way into outer space. Yawn will have your little one yawning in no time. Seriously, I had to fight off a yawn myself. It’s contagious!

The illustrations by Teresa Bellón are so fun, and I love the way the die cuts compliment them on every page. My toddler is obsessed with “peekaboos”, so I know this one is going to be a hit for our bedtime routine.

You can pick up your own copy of Yawn for your bedtime routine wherever books are sold, including Bookshop and Amazon. (Please note: Some links provided are affiliate links. Affiliate links allow me to receive a small commission for recommendations at no cost to you. This commission is used to maintain this site and to continue bringing content to you. I always appreciate your support!)

Patricia Hegarty is a children’s book author and the editorial director of Caterpillar Books.

Teresa Bellón is an illustrator based in Madrid, Spain. She is represented by Advocate Art, and you can see more of her work at their website .advocate-art.com/teresa-bellon.

Thank you so much to Tiger Tales and Publisher Spotlight for providing me with a review copy of Yawn. I can’t wait to share it with my sleepy little one!

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