Go the Fuck to Sleep

By Adam Mansbach; Samuel L. Jackson (Performed by)
(Brilliance Corporation, Compact Disc, 9781455841653)

Publication Date: July 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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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, it captures the familiar and unspoken tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night. Beautiful, subversive, and pants-wettingly funny, Go the F**k to Sleep is a book for parents new, old, and expectant. You probably should not play this for your children. A children s book for grown-ups I really did laugh out loud hilarious David Byrne, musician, father of one Finally, someone tells it like it really is. This is no-guilt funny and a godsend Cristina Garcia, author of The Lady Matador s Hotel, mother of one This is the most honest children s book ever written. F**king hilarious. A.J. Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically, father of three Go the F**k to Sleep is the secret anthem of tired parents everywhere. Bliss Broyard, author of One Drop: My Father s Hidden Life, mother of two Captures the beautiful struggle of being a parent at its rawest point: bedtime. Daniel Sinker, author of The F***ing Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel, father of one"



NPR
Friday, Jun 17, 2011

Even the most loving and dedicated parents are sometimes annoyed by children who refuse to go to bed. Adam Mansbach captures that frustration in Go the [Expletive] to Sleep, a colorfully illustrated 'children's book for adults.' Some readers find the book humorous but others may be appalled. Host Michel Martin speaks with Adam Mansbach to learn more about his controversial book and what it means for parents � especially with Father's Day just around the corner. Note: this conversation references language that listeners may find offensive. More at NPR.org

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