Goodnight Nanny-Cam: A Parody for Modern Parents

Goodnight Nanny-Cam: A Parody for Modern Parents

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by Jen Nessel, Lizzy Ratner, Sara Pinto
     
 

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When the text of Goodnight Nanny-cam appeared online in the New Yorker’s “Shouts & Murmurs” column, it garnered 100,000 hits and more than 15,000 Facebook likes in a matter of days. Filled with sly references to BPA-free bottles, Baby Einstein DVDs, and toddler tutors, Jen Nessel and Lizzy Ratner’s send-up of the beloved

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When the text of Goodnight Nanny-cam appeared online in the New Yorker’s “Shouts & Murmurs” column, it garnered 100,000 hits and more than 15,000 Facebook likes in a matter of days. Filled with sly references to BPA-free bottles, Baby Einstein DVDs, and toddler tutors, Jen Nessel and Lizzy Ratner’s send-up of the beloved children’s classic wittily skewers our modern culture of over-parenting. Parodies of Goodnight Moon are always popular, and Goodnight Nanny-cam is a gorgeously illustrated gift that’s guaranteed to have alpha parents everywhere laughing—and cringing—in recognition.

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Praise for Goodnight Nannycam:

"If you’ve ever been sucked in by baby Mozart CDs, organic baby wipes, or high-contrast black-and-white decorations, you’ll recognize some of the features in this little monkey’s room. Is it so funny because it’s true? We have to confess, it is." -Todayshow.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142180709
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/25/2014
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,035,747
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Praise for Goodnight Nannycam:

"If you’ve ever been sucked in by baby Mozart CDs, organic baby wipes, or high-contrast black-and-white decorations, you’ll recognize some of the features in this little monkey’s room. Is it so funny because it’s true? We have to confess, it is." -Todayshow.com

Meet the Author

Jen Nessel and Lizzy Ratner live with their families in New York City.

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Goodnight Nanny-Cam: A Parody for Modern Parents 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I went to an author reading and couldn't stop laughing. So, of course, I had to buy copies for all my friends who are grandparents.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For any parent who's read Goodnight Moon more times than she can remember, who's wondered if the world is getting a little too crazy...this delightful and poetic spoof will hit the spot!