“Retro illustrations and energetic writing make for a great bedtime story book. Bright content and skillfully crafted words make this a delightful story to read aloud as well as to listen to. Hilarious Jimmy Jonny is sure to bring a smile to any child’s, or parent’s, face, as we can all identify with not wanting to go to bed on time. Never saying, ‘Kids should go to bed early,’ Puddlepot lets children discover on their own that all-nighters aren’t quite what they’re made out to be.”
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This book bested hundreds of other books for this national independent publisher’s award.
Benjamin Franklin Silver Award
Foreword Magazine gave this book its highest honor.
Foreword Magazine “Book of the Year” Award Finalist
“Retro illustrations and energetic writing make for a great bedtime story book. Bright content and skillfully crafted words make this a delightful story to read aloud as well as to listen to. Hilarious Jimmy Jonny is sure to bring a
Catherine Ryan, Independent Publisher
“What a wonderful way to combat those ‘I don’t want to go to bed’ noises every parent hears when bedtime nears! This book explores the consequences of not going to bed in a creative and very amusing way that captures
Rachel R. – Five Stars
Selected to be reprinted in a special once-a-year Kids section of The Baltimore Sun.
Reprinted by The Baltimore Sun
“Beautifully enhanced with the lively artwork of Sherwin Schwartzrock, Bing Puddlepot’s Jimmy Jonny Brownie Stays Up All Night is a unique, entertaining, and highly recommended picture book…”
Midwest Book Review, Children’s Bookwatch
“I have had this book for awhile now and it has been really fun to read recently with my two small children during our ‘Three books before bedtime’ daily ritual. They are getting to the point where it is difficult
Dan M. – Five Stars
“…Words and pictures work together with great success in Minnetonka writer Bing Puddlepot’s and illustrator Sherwin G. Schwartzrock’s Jimmy Jonny Brownie Stays Up All Night… It’s a simply presented, delightful little story that is straightforward and funny with nice characterizations. And
L.K. Hanson, Minneapolis StarTribune
“This book shows what happens when a little boy is allowed to stay up all night on his own. He thinks he is having the time of his life….until…the next day.”
Jill G. – Five Stars
“Who doesn’t know a kid who comes alive when the rest of the world is turning out the lights? Little Jimmy Jonny Brownie is darling… and his adventures are not only fun to read, they are fun for kids to