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* {{Squick}}: There are many images of parents having sexual intercourse that might actually be disgusting for most of the readers to handle.


* DarkerandEdgier: Compared to {{Henrik Drescher}}’s other books that came out during the 1990s as it has sexual imagery and dark themes dealing with parenting, which is surprising since Henrik Drescher usually writes children’s books.
* DriventoSuicide: One image called “Signs of Baby Burnout” shows a father trying to shoot himself in the head.
* KidsareCruel: The children in this book were portrayed as little devil like characters as they constantly torture their parents.

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* DarkerandEdgier: DarkerAndEdgier: Compared to {{Henrik Drescher}}’s Henrik Drescher’s other books that came out during the 1990s as it has sexual imagery and dark themes dealing with parenting, which is surprising since Henrik Drescher usually writes children’s books.
* DriventoSuicide: DrivenToSuicide: One image called “Signs of Baby Burnout” shows a father trying to shoot himself in the head.
* KidsareCruel: KidsAreCruel: The children in this book were portrayed as little devil like characters as they constantly torture their parents.



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Tales from the Crib was a die-cut, bottle shaped picture book aimed at adults that was written by Henrik Drescher and was made in 1994. This book was basically about portraying the hard life that parents have to go through when raising their children such as being tortured by their children or not enjoying any sexual desires they have for each other.

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Tales '''Tales from the Crib Crib''' was a die-cut, bottle shaped picture book aimed at adults that was written by Henrik Drescher {{Henrik Drescher}} and was made in 1994. This book was basically about portraying the hard life that parents have to go through when raising their children such as being tortured by their children or not enjoying any sexual desires they have for each other.



* DarkerandEdgier: Compared to Henrik Drescher’s other books that came out during the 1990s as it has sexual imagery and dark themes dealing with parenting, which is surprising since Henrik Drescher usually writes children’s books.

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* DarkerandEdgier: Compared to Henrik Drescher’s {{Henrik Drescher}}’s other books that came out during the 1990s as it has sexual imagery and dark themes dealing with parenting, which is surprising since Henrik Drescher usually writes children’s books.



* Whatdoyoumeanitsnotforkids?: Don’t let the bottle shaped book and the picture book format fool you. This book is loaded with sexual imagery and dark themes about parenting that might disturb younger children.

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* Whatdoyoumeanitsnotforkids?: Don’t let the bottle shaped book and the picture book format fool you. This book is loaded with sexual imagery and dark themes about parenting that might disturb younger children.


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Tales from the Crib was a die-cut, bottle shaped picture book aimed at adults that was written by Henrik Drescher and was made in 1994. This book was basically about portraying the hard life that parents have to go through when raising their children such as being tortured by their children or not enjoying any sexual desires they have for each other.

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!! ''Tales from the Crib'' provides examples of the following tropes:

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*ArtShift: Between the hand drawn characters and the characters who are cut out from newspapers and magazines.
*BabiesEverAfter: But not in a happy way, since the parents are shown suffering from having children.
*BigScrewedUpFamily: All of the families portrayed in this book are parents suffering from taking care of their children, who are shown to be little devils.
*BlackComedy: Even though the imagery of the kids doing terrible things to their parents is hilarious, it is often at the expense of the parents such as giving them migraines by playing accordion on their heads.
*DarkerandEdgier: Compared to Henrik Drescher’s other books that came out during the 1990s as it has sexual imagery and dark themes dealing with parenting, which is surprising since Henrik Drescher usually writes children’s books.
*DriventoSuicide: One image called “Signs of Baby Burnout” shows a father trying to shoot himself in the head.
*KidsareCruel: The children in this book were portrayed as little devil like characters as they constantly torture their parents.
*NoodlePeople: Just like in many Henrik Drescher books, the characters in this book are shown to have wobbly limbs.
*{{Squick}}: There are many images of parents having sexual intercourse that might actually be disgusting for most of the readers to handle.
*SurrealHumor: The imagery in this book often take the situations quite literally such as the image of various babies literally eating their mother alive when they switched to solid food.
*ToiletHumor: There are some images that show babies pooping in their diapers.
*Whatdoyoumeanitsnotforkids?: Don’t let the bottle shaped book and the picture book format fool you. This book is loaded with sexual imagery and dark themes about parenting that might disturb younger children.

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