Inspired by the sudden loss of his 4 year old son Adam to an undetected brain tumor, the extraordinary reaction to Before You Sleep and Benji’s story is both breathtaking and unprecedented. Having sold out it’s first print run in Ireland in 6 weeks it went on to become one of the biggest selling books of the year winning Benji his 1st book award and continues to be the book of choice for parents and children at bedtime.
Now a household name, Benji has eight bestsellers under his belt and has enjoyed chart topping success hitting the number #1 spot ahead of Stephenie Meyers "Twilight" series, Jeff Kinney's "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series and Julia Donaldson's "The Gruffalo.
Through Benji’s unique style and unrivalled talent, Before You Sleep, filled with warmth and happiness, delivers a powerful message to parents of the importance of love, laughter and fun in the family. Published on Adam’s first year anniversary it is a unique book that creates an enchanted bonding experience for parents to enjoy with their children at the end of each day.
Benji has shared his incredible story and success of his books having appeared on the BBC, Sky News, National TV Broadcasters RTE and TV3 as well as numerous prominent media outlets such as The Irish Times and Irish Independent.
Benji makes his debut in the U.S. with the publication of his first book Before You Sleep on October 5th 2016.
About the Book:
Before You Sleep stands out from all books in its genre as it affectionately creates a unique bonding and loving experience for parents to share with their children at bedtime. Powerful verses and enchanted illustrations, by Oscar Nominated, Cartoon Saloon, depict a parent and child sharing magical adventures together and helps parents to express their love for their child before they go to sleep.
With eleven different vibrant scenes, each one starting with, "I love you much more than..." each page is filled with direct expressions of love from, the reader, to your child, which helps solidify that unbreakable bond and nurture a loving lasting relationship. Proceeds from this must have treasure go towards Paul Newman's Barretstown Children's Charity, aimed at improving the quality of life for children with serious illnesses.