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Some of us grew up with Where the Wild Things Are. But today’s kids get something more terrifying and nightmare-inducing when a children’s book, inspired by the Republican front runner Donald Trump, hits the shelves this summer.
No, really! It’s called A Child’s First Book of Trump by comedian Michael Ian Black and it comes out just in time for the Republican presidential convention. The parody book that’s intended for adults tries to figure out what to do when an “Americus Trumpus” enters the race for president.
As one article put it, an Americus Trumpus 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?”
Its sing-song rhyming would do justice to Dr. Seuss. Here is a snippet from the publisher’s website of what readers can expect:
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.
And considering the exchange from CNN’s GOP Town Hall with Anderson Cooper the other night, in which he accused Trump of acting like a five-year-old after he said he was fighting with Cruz because he “started it.” This book couldn’t be more appropriate for the 2016 election.