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by | Read by Samuel L. Jackson

Humor • 6 mins. • Unabridged • © 2011

The viral phenomenon comes to audio in this clever adaptation of Mansbach's "children's book for adults." NOT a family-friendly listen, this audio will have you giggling and looking around to see if anyone else heard what just came through the speakers. Samuel L. Jackson, known for his foul-mouthed onscreen characters to begin with, is a perfect choice for such a lovingly irreverent audiobook. The desperation in his voice rises as the child, who is the object of the parental pleading, refuses to cooperate. By the end, both seasoned and expectant parents will be alternating between laughing and cringing at the exasperation in Jackson's tongue-in-cheek narration. The production begins with a casual introduction from Jackson, which appears to act as an apology for what's to come, as if Jackson (and author, producers, etc.) wants to assure the listener not to worry—despite everything, we DO love our children very much. Even when they refuse to go the f--k to sleep. A.H.A. 2012 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2011]



Digital Download • Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-4165-3 $4.99 • One CDs

DD ISBN $0.00

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