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Seriously, Just Go to Sleep (Hardcover)

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    "Now there's a version, complete with more of the gorgeous, yet weirdly subversive illustrations. The best part? It's still funny. The rhythms, the plodding rhymes, the illustrations, the clever play on the overused trope of the world at bedt......more

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"Now there's a version, complete with more of the gorgeous, yet weirdly subversive illustrations. The best part? It's still funny. The rhythms, the plodding rhymes, the illustrations, the clever play on the overused trope of the world at bedtime -- they all work together to take Seriously, Just Go to Sleep beyond parody and into the realm where good children's books belong: things that parents, and children, can honestly come to from different places and enjoy together. I can imagine readingSeriously, Go to Sleep nightly, and even to the point where you're begging the child to choose something else (the ultimate compliment for a picture book) and yet still finding something to enjoy. It captures a different 'zeitgeist' of modern parenting."
--New York Times

"From the team that touched off the irreverent humor trend Go the F**k to Sleep, author Adam Mansbach and illustrator Ricardo Cortes, comes a new kid-friendly version of their instant comic classic.Seriously, Just Go to Sleep brings children in on the joke, helping them understand their own tactics and why their parents just want them to go . . . to sleep."
--Publishers Weekly

Critical success for the original Go the F*** to Sleep, a #1 best seller at:New York Times, Amazon.com, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and many more!

Seriously, Just Go to Sleep is the G-rated, traditional-sized, children's version of the book every parent has been talking about.Go the F*** to Sleep, the picture book for adults, became a cultural sensation by striking a universal chord for parents. Now, Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortes reunite withSeriously, Just Go to Sleep, inviting the children themselves in on the joke. As parents know, kids are well aware of how difficult they can be at bedtime. With Cortes's updated illustrations (including a cameo appearance by Samuel...

Adam Mansbach's novels include The End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award, and the best-sellingAngry Black White Boy, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2005. His fiction and essays have appeared in theNew 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 Cortes has illustrated books about grass, electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team, and Chinese food. His work has been featured in theNew 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.


Author:
Mansbach, Adam
Genre:
JUVENILE FICTION / Bedtime & Dreams
Audience:
Children/juvenile
Format:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Publisher:
Akashic Books
Publish Date:
03/27/2012
Copyright Year:
2012
ISBN:
9781617750786
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
11.0 in
Thickness:
0.25 in
Unit weight:
0.88 lb
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