A Real Author Enters the Children’s Book Marketplace

Elmore Leonard is writing his next novel for teens. His new book, A Coyote’s in the House, assumes “a coyote-eat-cat reality.” Leonard decided upon this formula after concluding that Madonna’s “cat-eat-coyote fantasy,” Jay Leno’s “cat-eat-dog quasi-reality” and Billy Crystal’s “ants-eat-anteater delusion” weren’t premises that could sustain the attention spans of young readers.

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  1. I wonder if it will be better than the last “real author’s” children’s book I read: Michael Chabon’s disappointing Summerland.

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