The World Champion of Staying Awake

Illustrated by Jimmy Liao
Published 2011 by Walker Books

A bedtime story for 3-5 year olds, magically illustrated by Jimmy Liao. Stella’s toys are very wide awake. So she has to use all the powers of her very special imagination to get them to sleep…
Pairing a witty narrative with rich illustrations, The World Champion of Staying Awake is destined to become a treasured bedtime classic. Seira Wilson, Amazon Best Books of the Month July 2011

This isn’t the first book to subvert conventions by giving a child the responsibility of ushering others to bed, but it’s easily one of the more lovingly executed and designed. Publishers Weekly