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Adam Sandler Regular Pens Patriotic Children’s Book

As a Hollywood writer, producer and actor, Allen Covert generally leans in the R-rated raunchy comedy direction. For that, you can thank his old NYU classmate Adam Sandler.

But Covert is also, believe it or not, a G-rated children’s author. Per a very intriguing Human Events interview, he is working in tandem with Cherry Tree, an LA digital publisher of “morally instructive” kids entertainment. Covert’s e-book, Tex the T. Rex, is about a patriotic dinosaur born on the Fourth of July. From the article by Human Events editor-at-large Jason Mattera:

“Unfortunately, many talented people in Hollywood find their values and politics do not reflect the content they create, and many movie themes are in direct contrast with over half of today’s American families,” said Covert. “This is especially reflected in children’s entertainment where no brand currently promotes a strong patriotic, pro-family or American values message.”

A full list of Cherry Tree’s titles, available for both the iPhone and iPad, can be found here. Covert has definitely pulled off one of the New Year’s more unusual Tinseltown dichotomies.

[Photo courtesy Cherry Tree]

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