Praise for "Jake Stays Awake"
"The characters, with their oblong heads and expressive dot-and-line features, seem at once both oddly familiar and utterly unique...Scenes of the family lined up under a blanket on the home's rooftop (the dog dangling for dear life), shoehorned into the bathtub or stretched out on the kitchen counter will have both children and parents laughing at the lengths to which they will go for some shuteye." - Shelf Awareness
"Wright's illustrations hysterically expand upon the text. The characters' small eyes and elongated heads make for very droll facial expressions, while hidden details and the family dog's antics will keep readers in stitches. Co-sleeping parents who want to reclaim their territory may want to take notes." - Kirkus
"Pleasantly rhyming text is paired with droll, stylized full- and double-page illustrations in bold colors and varying perspectives, and slight gags extend the fun for children and adults...All in all, a delicious treat of a bedtime book." - School Library Journal
"The illustrations [are] done in a distinctive cartoon style... except for his height, Jake looks grown up--which adds another layer of humor, intended or otherwise, to the episode." - Booklist
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