This little treasure of a book is a must for any would-be parent, any friend of a would-be parent and any parent with little ones, whose eyes are bleary and / or for whom the memory of sleep deprivation is still raw.
My boys are two and six so it is a bit late in the day to arrive on my doorstep, but frustration, anger and general weariness cum end of the day exhaustion now have a wry smile about them that last thing at night before Robson and Aiden finally give up the fight to drop off.
It is a story consisting only of several short, incredibly funny rhymes, written by a man, Adam Mansbach, which, I reckon might well keep you sane in the face of things when you run out of patience, at best, or genuinely think you're going to die, which, at some point, we are all convinced we will.
'The cubs and lions are snoring, wrapped in a big snuggly heap, How come you can do all this other great shit, but you can't lie the f**k down and sleep?'
It is brilliant, so if you want to do someone a favour, even do yourself a great big one, because we all need a laugh, single or otherwise, to prevent insanity - or indeed improve it, then this might help.