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Go the Fuck to Sleep

Go the Fuck to Sleep

Adam Mansbach (Author); Ricardo Cortés (Illustrator)

  • Publisher: Akashic
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: hb
  • Pages: 32
  • Released: Jun 14, 2011
  • ISBN-13: 9781617750250


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, 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 Cortes, Go the Fuck to Sleep is beautiful, subversive, and funny—a book for parents new, old, and expectant. You probably should not read it to your children—or do if they're little or you want them to get the message.

A New York Times bestseller!

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