He may be a power-mad Russian strongman, but that doesn’t mean Vladimir Putin doesn’t have a sensitive, artistic side. For example, many people are unaware that Putin has written a number of children’s books. Here are a few titles to get you started.
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE LACK OF WARDROBE
HORTON HEARS A COUP
THE VELVETEEN WHACKJOB
HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRANIUM
THERE’S A WOCKET IN MY POCKET! NO, SERIOUSLY. THERE’S AN ACTUAL WOCKET IN MY POCKET
THE TAKING TREE
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF TEAR GAS
DIARY OF A KGB KID
OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL CRUSH!
BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR, WHAT SORT OF INSANE PLAN FOR WORLD DOMINATION DO YOU SEE?
THE LITTLE DESPOT WHO COULD
CURIOUS GEORGE MAYBE SHOULD STOP BEING SO CURIOUS
THE VERY HUNGRY AUTOCRAT
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CRIMEA
VLADIMIR AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD INVASION
He’s still waiting for his first Caldecott, I hear.