Yawns are sneaky and can creep up on you when you least expect them. Be careful not to yawn or you will find yourself being sent upstairs to bed... I Dare You Not to Yawn is a hilarious book about a young boy who tries to avoid yawning for fear of having to go to sleep...
Readers are given tips to stop a yawn, such as, not making eye contact with anyone yawning, staying away from huggable stuffed animals and cosy pyjamas and ensuring you do not sing sleepy-time songs.
The brightly coloured, simplistic illustrations are highly effective in complementing the text and adding to the book’s humour. A set of white eyes appear on a black double page spread, with the accompanying text “How did I get here?”, creating one of many laugh-out-loud moments.
I Dare You Not to Yawn is recommended for readers aged 4 and over who will enjoy the hilarity found in familiar subject matter.