Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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

A Child's First Book of Trump with its Seuss-like rhyming is not for children. It is clearly intended for adults and people who are left-leaning, although Trump showed up to a book reading on TV of this book by the author Michael Ian Black, so he had a sense of humor about it. With about 25 days left until the 2016 Presidential election, we could use the laugh-out-loud moments that this book delivers. Reading this book with older children could open up discussions on politics and the election. The illustrations are spot-on and a highlight of the book. The illustrator, Mark Rosenthal has illustrated many popular children's books. The author, Ian Michael Black is a comedian, actor, and writer who has written children's and adult books. He has starred in TV series such as The State, Ed, and more.
Illustration from the book
Naked!I'm Boredand Chicken Cheeks, children's books by Michael Ian Black and Mogie: The Heart of the House, a children's book illustrated by Marc Rosenthal can be found at the Virginia Beach Public Library.


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