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Bedtime Reading: 7 Parodies of Classic Kid Books Written Just For Parents

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Be careful what you put on your tot's bookshelf these days — the classic book you thought you picked up at the book store might not be what it seems! Parents need a laugh every now and then, and while your little one's board books may put a smile on your face, these funny moms' and dads' parodies of bookshelf classics will have you full-on laughing out loud.

We credit Adam Mansbach's NSFW Go the F*ck to Sleep with starting the updated nursery book trend, which shows no signs of slowing down. From zombie takes on Pat the Bunny and The Very Hungry Caterpillar to a hilarious rendition of Goodnight Moon for the technologically plugged-in generation, these seven adult takes on kiddie favorites should find their way onto mom's nightstand rather than the kiddo bedtime reading pile!

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