Go the F**k to Sleep (Go the F**k to Sleep Series #1)

Go the F**k to Sleep (Go the F**k to Sleep Series #1)

Go the F**k to Sleep (Go the F**k to Sleep Series #1)

Go the F**k to Sleep (Go the F**k to Sleep Series #1)


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There are so many sleep books for infants, toddlers and children of all sorts, but this is the groundbreaking sleep book for adults that have a tough life. Although good luck sleeping through all your laughter.

The #1 New York Times bestseller—a gift book for parents that will have them laughing even as they cry.

One of Reader's Digest's "25 Funniest Books of All Time"

"Nothing has driven home a certain truth about my generation, which is approaching the apex of its childbearing years, quite like this." —New Yorker

"A parenting zeitgeist" —Washington Post

"A hilarious take on that age-old problem: getting the beloved child to go to sleep." —National Public Radio

"A new Bible for weary parents" —New York Times

"Resonates powerfully with almost everyone" —Boston Globe

Go the Fuck 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 Cortés, Go the Fuck to Sleep is beautiful, subversive, and pants-wittingly funny—a book for parents new, old, and expectant. You probably should not read it to your children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617750250
Publisher: Akashic Books, Ltd.
Publication date: 06/14/2011
Series: Go the F to Sleep , #1
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 6,676
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

About The Author
Adam Mansbach is a novelist, screenwriter, humorist, and cultural critic (in addition to having built an obscene fake children's book empire). His books include Rage Is Back, the California Book Award–winning The End of the Jews, and the best sellers Angry Black White Boy and For This We Left Egypt?, cowritten with Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel. Mansbach was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his screenplay for the Netflix Original Barry, and is currently adapting his middle-grade novel Jake the Fake Keeps It Real for the Disney Channel. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, Esquire, and on National Public Radio's This American Life, the Moth, and All Things Considered.

RICARDO CORTÉS is the #1 New York Times best-selling illustrator of Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach and Party: A Mystery, by the acclaimed author Jamaica Kincaid. Cortés has written and illustrated books including Sea Creatures from the Sky and A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, and on CNN, Fox News, and the Late Show with David Letterman. You can see his work at Rmcortes.com, or on Twitter and Instagram at @Rmcortes. His latest work is the updated edition of It’s Just a Plant.
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