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Pixar Story Artist Sells Out Self-Published Kid’s Book

Pixar story artist Josh Cooley has sold his entire 1,000 copy print-run of a satirical kid’s book called Movies R Fun.

The $35 self-published book showed kiddie versions of R-rated moments from film history, parodying the look and feel of the Little Golden Books series (see back cover image below). Cooley is still selling prints from the book online. We’ve posted one of our favorite images from the book above–a spooky image from the adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Shining.

Check it out: Thanks to a fan posting some of my images to reddit, I have completely sold out of books. If you were able to obtain a Movies R Fun book before the end, CONGRATULATIONS! You are a winner. You have a book that’s one in a thousand! (because I made 1000 of them). Feel free to taunt/tease your fellow non-book-owning frienemies relentlessly so that they know how awesome you are for supporting self-published books. And if you did not order a book in time, well, what can I say? Shame. Shame on you. Why are you filled with so much hate towards the written word? Time to rethink your life.

Here is the front and back of the book…

 

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