- Hardcover: 32 pages
- Published: 10/6/15
- IBSN: 9781617754081
- e-IBSN: 9781617754111
- Genre: Art/Music/Pop Culture
The 100% kid-friendly, G-rated version of the New York Times best-selling parents’ book, You Have to F**king Eat.
“Parents and children alike will surely welcome a pause to bond over a shared recognition that their endless battles are not theirs alone—before they get back to them.”
—New York Journal of Books
“Everything you hoped for and more. . . . Adam Mansbach, the author and Owen Brozman, the illustrator, have definitely hit a chord with parents.”
“A fun title to read aloud and share!”
—Midwest Book Review
“This hilarious book goes into the struggle of getting children to eat and how frustrating it is for parents. . . . With the age-old struggle of getting kids to eat, we are certain parents and grandparents alike will love this book!”
“Just the humor parents needs as they deal with the frustrations of a picky eater!”
—Parenting Healthy, included in Holiday Gift Guide
“This is a great gift for a parent because its reality in a funny, humorous way that only a child would get.”
—Emily’s Frugal Tips/Sew Crazy Life, included in Holiday Gift Guide
“A super fun book that will have readers laughing out loud. Mansbach’s quirky, clever humor is unforgettable and absolutely addicting! While Seriously, You Have to Eat is totally kid appropriate, adults will seriously chuckle too.”
*While supplies last, all copies of Seriously, You Have to Eat will be signed by the author and illustrator.
On the heels of the New York Times best seller You Have to F**king Eat (a sequel to the worldwide mega–best seller Go the F**k to Sleep), now comes the version that is entirely appropriate to read to—and with—children. While the message and humor will be similar to the adult version, there will, of course, be no profanity whatsoever.
Step aside Green Eggs and Ham, there’s a new, 21st-century book in town that will compel all finicky children to eat!
ADAM MANSBACH is the author of the #1 international best seller Go the Fuck to Sleep, as well as Seriously, Just Go to Sleep, You Have to Fucking Eat, Seriously, You Have to Eat, and Go de Rass to Sleep. He is the coeditor of A Fictional History of the United States with Huge Chunks Missing, as well as the author of the novels Rage Is Back, Angry Black White Boy, The Dead Run, and The End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award. He has written for the New Yorker, the New York Times, Esquire, the Believer, and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. His daughter Vivien is six.
OWEN BROZMAN has illustrated for National Geographic, Time Out New York, Scholastic, Ninja Tune, Definitive Jux, and numerous other clients. He and Adam Mansbach recently collaborated on the acclaimed graphic novel Nature of the Beast, and his work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, Creative Quarterly, 3×3 magazine, and many more. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter, whose favorite food is bananas.