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 was the 2010-2011 New Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University.His daughter, Vivien, is three.
Ricardo Cortés has illustrated books about grass, 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, NY, where he is working on a book about a shark. To see more of his work, visit: Rmcortes.com.
If you are looking for a good bedtime story, pick this one up and read it to the kids.
If you'd still like to enjoy the gist of the book (we've done everything and said everything, and now it's time to GO TO SLEEP!)
I was expecting as funny as the cussing book but clean - it is clean but it isn't very funny - boring and not entertaining.
A fun book. Bought it as sleep problems have come to a big thing in my son's household. Unfortunately, he had already bought a copy some months before. It didn't work! Read morePublished 1 month ago by oma
The ultimate hit at the baby shower!!!! Get one for any friend you have that has kids. You love them, but at the same time want them to JUST GO TO SLEEP!Published 1 month ago by Adrean Rivers
I bought the edited version as well as the unedited for both myself and my son-- these books are just adorable. I love them.Published 2 months ago by Kiki Konstantine
Not sure if anyone will actually read this to their child, but it is quite a hoot! My kids are grown, but I will never forget being exhausted and frustrated when they were young... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Deborah A. Nelson
This is a great gift to give people without the swear words in it. It is still funny and still gets the message across of how little kids will do anything to stay up by being... Read morePublished 4 months ago by annette lewellyn
OK, I love tongue in cheek stuff but, honestly, I didn't want to hurt little bedtime ears with the "f" word and other bad language in the original version of this book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by P. A. Hall
safe to read to the kiddos. Good bedtime story too bad the orignal drops the f bomb. recommended for people with kidsPublished 4 months ago by Robbie Smith
Hated this book and am giving it one star because there isn't any lower. Thought it would have had at least a little humor in it.Published 5 months ago by betty
This is not a very good book. I liked it in the original format (for adults) but the translation to a kids book loses something.Published 8 months ago by Kristen M. Schunk