Stark Raving Dad

Poems for the Frazzled Parent in All of Us
by Sanderson Dean

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Finally! The pain of parenting . . . in poetic form! Stark Raving Dad is an illustrated collection of poems (no claims of being Walt Whitman here) that humorously captures fatherly angst in comedic verse and pairs it with "talented" art from the author's own kids.

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Published By Running Press Adult

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 128

Publication Date 05/07/2019

ISBN 9780762493609

Dimensions 5.25 inches x 7.25 inches

"Funny, relatable poems on what it's really like to be a parent. I laughed. Then I curled up in the fetal position."
— James Breakwell, author of Only Dead on the Inside and Bare Minimum Parenting

"The sh!t that drives parents crazy . . . in poetry form! This is laugh-out-loud fun for everyone."
— Dawn Dais, bestselling author of The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby's First Year

"Everything about Stark Raving Dad demands to be read -- the hilarious kid art, the all-too-recognizable moments of parenting, even the layout. I recommend that parents lock themselves in the bathroom with Sanderson's book, stealing moments of sanity."

— Leanne Shirtliffe, author of Don't Lick the Minivan and Mommyfesto

"The poems in Stark Raving Dad are witty and hilarious. It's the perfect book for Dad to sneak into the bathroom to keep him entertained during his 45-minute-long poops. (Seriously, why do Dads take so long to poop?)"

— Deva Dalporto, MyLifeSuckers