Stephen Colbert's Children's Book, I Am a Pole, Set for May 8 Release

Posted on February 22, 2012

Stephen Colbert's children's book, I Am a Pole (And So Can You!), is scheduled to be published on May 8, 2012. Jamie Raab, publisher of Grand Central Publishing, made the announcement.

Colbert said in a statement, "It's been a lifelong dream of mine to write a children's book. I hope the minutes you and your loved ones spend reading it are as fulfilling as the minutes I spent writing it."

Stephen Colbert read his book to Maurice Sendak during a hilarious interview last month. Sendak liked the book. This is part two of the interview, which includes Colbert reading the book. Take a look: