Adam Mansbach

Johanna Lawshea

Adam Mansbach is the author of the bestseller Go the F*ck to Sleep, as well as the children’s version, Seriously, Just Go to Sleep, and Go de Rass to Sleep. He is co-editor of A Fictional History of the United States with Huge Chunks Missing, as well as author of the novels Rage Is BackAngry Black White BoyThe Dead Run, and The End of the Jews. He has written for the New Yorker, the New York TimesEsquire, the Believer, and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He is the author of Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in My. . .(Disney-Hyperion). Before the fateful extra credit assignment that started it all, Ike’s life was pretty normal. That changes when, in a successful effort to make Claire Wanzandae laugh, Ike mails his homework assignment to Ben Franklin—and he writes back. After Ike has an embarrassing moment of epic proportions in front of Claire involving a playground, non-alcoholic beer, and a lot of kettle corn, Ike decides he needs to find a way to win Claire back. With some help from his new friend, B-Fizzle, can Ike get the girl and make his mark in history?