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Author: Stephen Colbert Narrator: Tom Hanks Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2012 ISBN: 9781619693791
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This children’s book, filled with laugh-out-loud humor, follows the adventures of a young pole as he tries to find his purpose in life.

“The perfect gift to give a child or grandchild for their high school or college graduation. Also Father’s Day. Also, other times.”—Stephen Colbert

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The sad thing is, I like it.”

    Maurice Sendak

  • “Colbert affirms his place as a master of the kind of satire that, if you aren’t paying attention, you might just miss is a joke.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A hilarious parody of a children’s book that is meant for adults.”


  • “Young adults and adults, especially those who are fans of the late-night host, will undoubtedly appreciate the humor.”

    Christian Science Monitor

  • A #1 New York Times bestseller
  • A USA Today bestseller

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About the Author

Stephen Colbert was born and raised near Charleston, South Carolina. He is the host, writer, and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award–winning series The Colbert Report; he was also The Daily Show’s longest-running and most diverse correspondent. His book, I AM AMERICA (And So Can You!), is a New York Times bestseller, occupying the number one spot for thirteen weeks. Colbert also contributed to the #1 New York Times bestseller AMERICA (THE BOOK): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction. He has appeared on shows such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, Law and Order: Criminal Intent and Saturday Night Live. Colbert, his wife Evelyn, and their three children reside in the New York metropolitan area.

About the Narrator

Tom Hanks has won Academy Awards for best actor for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump. He has starred in many other films, including Big, Sleepless in Seattle, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, The Green Mile, Cast Away, Catch Me If You Can, Captain Phillips, Bridge of Spies, and Sully. His other awards include Golden Globes, Primetime Emmies, and the American Comedy Award, among others. His first work of fiction is the short-story collection Uncommon Type.