This Book!

In the past few months I’ve ordered the following things from The Book Depository: books by Lisa Kleypas, books by Joanna Shupe, and guidebooks for Iceland, Croatia, Italy and Spain.

So, Book Depository folks, WHY did this come up alongside historical romances and travel guides in my recommendations last week?!

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE that it did. But it is very odd.

I might even have to get myself a copy of it.

A Child's First Book of Trump by Michael Ian Black

What do you do when you spot a wild Trump in the election season? New York Times bestselling author and comedian Michael Ian Black has some sage advice for children (and all the rest of us who are scratching our heads in disbelief) in this perfectly timely parody picture book intended for adults that would be hysterical if it wasn’t so true. The beasty is called an American Trump. Its skin is bright orange, its figure is plump. Its fur so complex you might get enveloped. Its hands though are, sadly, underdeveloped. The Trump is a curious creature, very often spotted in the wild, but confounding to our youngest citizens. A business mogul, reality TV host, and now…political candidate? Kids (and let’s be honest many adults) might have difficulty discerning just what this thing that’s been dominating news coverage the US election cycle is. Could he actually be real? Are those…words coming out of his mouth? Why are his hands so tiny? And perhaps most importantly, what on earth do you do when you encounter an American Trump? With his signature wit and a classic picture book style, comedian Michael Ian Black introduces those unfamiliar with the Americus Trumpus to his distinguishing features and his mystifying campaign for world domination…sorry…President of the United States.

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