This NATIONAL BESTSELLER, gives readers get a bunny’s-eye view of the vice president’s job from his real-life family pet. The story imagines Marlon accompanying Vice President Mike Pence, whom Marlon calls Grampa, to work, leaving from his home at the Naval Observatory Base and traveling in his big black limo and going from place to place — Pence has offices in both the West Wing of the White House and the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and also visits the Oval Office, the Capitol, and the big telescope at the Observatory. At the end of the day, the vice president shares a spiritual moment with Marlon: “At last Grampa gets out his Bible, / And quietly bows his head. / I place my paw on his hand / For one little prayer before bed.”
Parents need to know that Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Life of the Vice President is a patriotic picture book featuring real-life Pence family pet Marlon Bundo. Written by Vice President Mike Pence’s daughter, Charlotte Pence (Marlon Bundo’s “mom”), and illustrated by the vice president’s wife, Karen Pence, it imagine’s a bunny’s-eye view of the vice president’s workday, including riding in his limo, attending meetings, visiting the Capitol, talking to the president on the phone, and reading the Bible before bed. A three-page Resources section at the back of the book explains more about each stop in a kid-friendly way, with details such as, “The vice president works every day in the West Wing, where he has his own office down the hall from the president.”
“Mike Pence’s pet rabbit is the best thing about Washington.” —The Week
“Marlon is ridiculously cute and appears to be fully aware of that fact.” —The Washington Post
From the moment he hopped into the home of America’s “Second Family,” black-and-white bunny rabbit Marlon Bundo captured the hearts of Vice President Mike Pence, his wife Karen, and his children Michael, Charlotte, and Audrey. But little Marlon Bundo isn’t just a family pet: like Peter Rabbit and Bugs Bunny before him, Marlon—or BOTUS (Bunny of the United States)—is a national celebrity! With his appearances at official White House events, his rides on Air Force 2, and his popular Instagram account, Marlon Bundo has become a beloved member of the Trump-Pence administration.
So how does a bunny experience a day in the life of the Vice President? Now young readers can follow Marlon Bundo along as he hops after “Grampa” (Vice President Mike Pence) in this delightful story penned by Charlotte Pence and illustrated faithfully with watercolors from the “Second Lady” herself, Karen Pence.