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Entertainment: Childrens Books Present Conservative View – The Post Chronicle
Children’s Books Present Conservative View
By Staff
Jun 1, 2007

A California businessman says he is publishing books for young readers to offer a balance to left-leaning tomes on the shelves.

His “Help Mom There are Liberals Under My Bed,” cartoon book about two boys trying to set up a lemonade stand but bail after encountering red tape and taxes, sold nearly 30,000 copies, said Eric Jackson. His independent World Ahead Publishing staked its claim on the conservative market under the imprint Kids Ahead, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

Two other cartoon books took on Hollywood and activist judges.

“You don’t hear a lot of umbrage out there about conservative books being foisted onto kids,” Jackson said in his Torrence, Calif., office. “Theres a need in the market for books that show the other side of the equation.”