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Friday Night Wrestlefest

Friday Night Wrestlefest

Written by J. F. Fox; illustrated by Micah Player

Roaring Brook Press


Bedtime has never been more fun! Friday Night Wrestlefest is inspired by WWE professional wrestling and is sure to wear kids out before they are gently tucked into bed.

Ladies and Gentlemen, it's Friday night, and these kids are ready to wrestle! Join Dangerous Daddoo as he dishes out some serious moves to get the kids ready for bed. But what happens when Flying Mom Bomb gets home from work? Are the kids toast?

From writer J. F. Fox and illustrator Micah Player comes a charming and quirky family story that will teach you a new Bedtime Blitz that everyone will enjoy.

Praise for Friday Night Wrestlefest

"Wrestling is not as much about the 'battle to the bedtime' as it is an opportunity for a family to have some joyful, rough-and-tumble fun... An energetic show all the way." - Publishers Weekly

"A boisterous blow off sure to tucker listeners out before they're tucked in." - Kirkus

"A well-executed romp, perfect for those little movers who need to burn some energy before finally hitting the mat(tress)." - Booklist


Reviews from Goodreads

Written by J. F. Fox; illustrated by Micah Player

J. F. (Jenny) Fox has worked as a children’s book editor and freelance writer for two decades, and has adapted and ghostwritten more than seventy books for children. Jenny lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two sons. She is the author of Friday Night Wrestlefest.

Micah Player is the picture book author-illustrator of Chloe, Instead and the Lately Lily series, and the creator of the bestselling Around the World Puzzle and its follow-up, Around the World Matching Game. Born in Alaska, Micah now lives in Utah with his wife, Stephanie, and their two kids.

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Heather Weston

J. F. Fox

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Courtesy of Micah Player

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