A Bedtime Story About the Search for Rest.



"In a restless and frantic world, Little Francis Falls Asleep is an invitation to find rest in a beautifully written story and the meaningful conversations it will create between parents and children. Pip Craighead is able connect deep biblical truths with daily life in such a way that stretches the imagination and touches the soul. I’m grateful for this book, and so are my children!"

–Jeremy Treat, Pastor at Reality LA, Professor at Biola University, and Author of The Crucified King

"Francis’ journey to fall asleep is one great starry embrace. This is a treasure every parent will read over and over again... and every child will approve."

–Steve Bjorkman, Illustrator of over 100 picture books, including the New York Times best-seller Dirt on My Shirt


One night, little Francis finds that he cannot fall asleep, so he sets off on a journey to find rest. During his adventures, he makes some surprising friends, each with their own unusual recipe for rest. In the end, little Francis makes a wonderful discovery which points to a deeper truth about life itself.


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Author &

Pip Craighead was born and raised in Altadena, a hidden hamlet nestled beside Southern California’s San Gabriel mountains. Having studied film and literature in college, Pip is continually drawn to the power of narrative as a way of understanding our world and experiencing the wonder of God and his creation. That love for narrative comes out in Pip’s current work as a freelance copywriter and illustrator.

He and his wife Bex live in the forested metropolis of Portland, Oregon.


will you
find rest?