Go the F**k to Sleep

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Text Publishing Company, Jul 11, 2011 - Humor - 32 pages
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Go the F**k to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world, where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don't always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland.

Profane, affectionate, and radically honest, California Book Award-winning author Adam Mansbach's verses perfectly capture the familiar-and unspoken-tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night. In the process, they open up a conversation about parenting, granting us permission to admit our frustrations, and laugh at their absurdity.

With illustrations by Ricardo Cortes, Go the F**k to Sleep is beautiful, subversive and pants-wettingly funny-a book for parents new, old and expectant. You probably should not read it to your children.

'The language? WTF! This hilarious, politically incorrect book is totally correct about the feelings of sleepless, brain-dead parents.' Mem Fox

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User Review  - amyolivia - LibraryThing

Oh. My. Goodness. This is the most hilarious book I have ever read! It's so sweet and so harsh at the same time. It's been one of Amazon's best sellers for several months, and I thought it was all ... Read full review

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User Review  - janine aka J9 aka midnightfaerie - Goodreads

I listened to the version read by Samuel Jackson and believe it's the only version that really does it justice. Yes, offensive, but really funny. Sometimes you have to overlook the offensive and not ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Adam Mansbach’s novels include The End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award, and the best-selling Angry Black White Boy, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2005. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Believer, Granta, the Los Angeles Times and many other publications. He is the 2010–11 New Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University, New Jersey. His daughter, Vivien, is three.

Ricardo CortÚs has illustrated books about marijuana, electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team and Chinese food. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, New York Magazine, the Village Voice, the San Francisco Chronicle, and on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ and CNN. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he is working on a book about the history of Coca-Cola and cocaine.

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