Boudreau’s pacing is impeccable; Bloch’s stylish digitally colored ink illustrations amplify the text’s humor while helping to telegraph its thinly disguised subliminal message. ... Stop haranguing noncompliant children at bedtime; I Dare You Not to Yawn
will put them right where you want them…though be prepared to fall under its spell, too. Resistance is futile.
—The Horn Book
About the Author
is the author of twelve books for children and young adults, including the novels Acadian Star
and Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings
as well as a popular Canadian chapter book series called Red Dune Adventures
. She lives in Ontario.Serge Bloch’s
first children’s book, I Can’t Wait
by Davide Cali, is an IBBY award winner and has sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide. His other credits include The Enemy
, also written by Davide Cali, and several books he has written himself: Butterflies in My Stomach
, You Are What You Eat
, and Reach for the Stars
. He divides his time between New York and Paris.