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Michael Ian Black

Biography

Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black is a writer, comedian, and actor who currently appears on "Another Period," "The Jim Gaffigan Show," and "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp." He created and starred in many television series, including "Michael and Michael Have Issues," "Stella," and "The State.' He wrote the screenplay for the film Run, Fatboy, Run and wrote and directed the film Wedding Daze. Michael regularly tours the country as a stand-up comedian and is the bestselling author of the book MY CUSTOM VAN (and 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face), the memoir YOU'RE NOT DOING IT RIGHT, and the children’s books CHICKEN CHEEKS, THE PURPLE KANGAROO, A PIG PARADE IS A TERRIBLE IDEA, I'M BORED, NAKED!, and COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO-BOP. Michael lives in Connecticut with his wife and two children

Michael Ian Black

Books by Michael Ian Black

by Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ridpath Ohi - Animals , Children's, Children's 4-8, Comedy, Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues

Everyone feels sad sometimes --- even flamingos. Sigh. When Flamingo announces he’s feeling down, the little girl and Potato try to cheer him up, but nothing seems to work. Not even dirt! (Which usually works for Potato.) Flamingo learns that he will not always feel this way. And his friends learn that sometimes being a friend means you don’t have to cheer someone up. You just have to stick by your pal no matter how they feel. Even if they’re a potato.

Written by Michael Ian Black with illustrations by Matt Myers - Children's 4-6, Children's 5-8, Fiction, Picture

A rooster tries to change his tune in this jazzy picture book that’s perfect for scatting aloud from the author of NAKED! and I'M BORED, comedian Michael Ian Black. Mel the rooster’s boring old cock-a-doodle-doo is making him cock-a-doodle-blue --- until one day he decides to jazz it up with something brand-new: the cock-a-doodle-doo-bop!