Go on a journey of wonder and learning in the 5 minutes before bedtime with this collection of true stories about sleep! Why do we sleep? Do animals dream? Where is the oldest bed in the world? In this compendium of 5-minute true stories, you will travel to Ancient Egypt to explore the five beds of Tutankhamun, jet off into space to see how astronauts get ready for bed, and plunge underwater to learn how hibernating turtles breathe through their bottoms. With up-to-the-minute, expert information and stunning illustrations, this book is the ultimate brainy bedtime companion for young children. - The ultimate brainy bedtime book: because you consolidate your memories while you sleep, bedtime is an ideal moment for children to learn new things - Includes more than thirty true stories which will inspire wonder and delight, with all facts verified by Britannica experts - Lavishly illustrated on every page with specially commissioned artwork Britannica Group is a global education leader with over 250 years of dedication to seeking out facts and providing insight into the mysteries of the universe. Britannica’s mission to inspire curiosity and the joy of learning helps build the world’s future thinkers and innovators.