A little boy finally gets what he’s wished for “his whole life”—a chance to skip bedtime all together. With imaginative adventures through the night and amusing consequences the next day, this picturebook helps children figure out bedtimes on their own. While ideal for kids 4-8, any parent who has ever had trouble getting their little pumpkins to bed will enjoy it as well.
Foreword Magazine Book Of The Year Award Finalist, their highest honor
Silver Benjamin Franklin Award from the Independent Marketing Association
Reprinted in a special edition of 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
"...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 the illustrations are a special delight." - L.K. Hanson, Minneapolis StarTribune
"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." - Catherine Ryan, Independent Publisher
"You feel like this is one of the classics you had in your library when you were a kid... It's a wonderful, beautiful book." - Good Day Minnesota, KMSP-TV