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Profanity in Book Titles

By posted at 1:00 pm on October 27, 2011 1

Out this week is Marcy Roznick’s If You Give a Kid a Cookie, Will He Shut the —- Up?, a parody aimed at adults of the 1985 children’s book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie… What’s up with all the profanity in book titles lately?

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One Response to “Profanity in Book Titles”

  1. Wildpokerman
    at 1:57 pm on October 27, 2011

    I sense an attempt to cash in that will quickly flood the market and leave us with huge stacks of profanity paced “children’s books ” in the bargain bins.

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