I am a Pole (And So Can You!)
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I am a Pole (And So Can You!)

Why did I buy I am a Pole (And So Can You!) you ask? Because there was a lot of hype behind it, because Maurice Sendak likes it, because proceeds from this book will be donated to charity, because I needed a break from the book I am currently listening to, because I am sucker, I will let you decide. I had to know what a pole’s purpose in life would be according to Stephen Colbert.

I am a Pole (And So Can You!) is a cute tale of the dreams of a pole, yes a pole. Ridiculous, yes absolutely. Entertaining, yes. I do not feel bad for buying I am a Pole (And So Can You!) because 100% of the proceeds will go to US vets! This was my first adventure into children’s audio books and audio books that are less than 10 minutes in length. All in all I am a Pole (And So Can You!) did make me laugh out loud. Audible.com gives you a PDF version of the book so you can follow along with the story while you listen to this with your kids.

The banter between Tom Hanks and Stephen Colbert is very humorous and possibly the best part of the audiobook. I think Hanks should narrate more audiobooks in the future. This audiobook has constant background music, which I think helps you listen a bit harder.

Publishers Summary
The story of a pole, searching for 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

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2012 Stephen Colbert (P)2012 Hachette

What the Critics Say
“The sad thing is, I like it.” (Maurice Sendak)
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He is not a professional writer or reviewer or critic. He is simple man from the Midwest of America that likes to speak his mind and often has trouble writing about what he finds there. He knows his grammar and punctuation isn’t that great. Please bare with him as all he wants is to get his opinion out there. Founded http://audiobookreviewer.com out of his love for audiobooks. He has 2 cats, 2 African Grey parrots (https://www.facebook.com/tuckertheafricangrey), a wife, tends to a huge fruit and vegetable garden, grows bonsai trees, ride 100 miles or more on his bicycle, owns and operates the largest online bonsai magazine ofBonsai (http://ofbonsai.org) and last but not least was once homeless.

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