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Welcome back it's a coloring book to teach kids about 9/11.
But Muslim groups like care say the book is quote bigoted and racist.
Wayne bell -- publisher of that coloring -- and he's joining us right now thanks for being here we appreciate it from good morning looming.
So used the book is based on market research what do you mean by that.
Well basically people will go to our web page it's called the only place the book is available is -- coloring book dot com.
They go to our web page and what we call in our office virtual honesty.
People were sitting at their keyboards they're tapping into our search engines what they're looking for in children's books -- children's products.
We have followed this for years and people here in.
Terms like 9/11.
We shall never forget firefighter police officer they enter in what they're looking for people do and -- already.
Do you think that this is something that should be marketed to children.
No this is actually a coloring novel.
This is different than a coloring book this is not something you're gonna put into the backpack of -- pre kindergarten child -- if it does an actual.
Well it goes to kids that are older it's it it even says so on the book it's for older children and it's rated PG.
And so this is more -- the video game playing age it's an actual novel.
It has a lot of text in the book OK here's describes the advance during a twelve hour period on 9/11.
Also it it doesn't so afterwards here's a portion from the -- but yes it says children the -- says.
These terrorist acts were done by freedom vacating radical Islamic Muslim extremists these crazy people that it's the American way of life.
Because we are free yes and our societies -- it shows a picture of a navy seal with a gun.
I aimed at.
Some of the -- -- somebody a woman -- on attend.
Here's what care has to say at -- on his Mac American Islamic relations they say quote all these characters are paid into the mind of a young person.
That perhaps all Muslims may be somewhat responsible for nine elevenths are that Muslims aren't -- and and they have pointed out that there ten times in this book.
Radical Islamic Muslim extremists is used do you know -- say the -- -- time.
-- yes you do yes that -- that Friesen tech ten times do you feel that that's just all Muslims are bad people are terrorists.
No it does not let me make very clear here okay this is not about Islam this is not about Muslims.
This is a child's coloring novel and I'm talking about older children here 89 to 1112 and PG rating we asked -- if parents don't want they're simply not gonna buy.
But it's not about Islam it's not about Muslims it just so happens.
That the terrorist jihadist hijackers.
That -- buildings and the planes those guys were all Muslim.
So we have to call it what it is and I think it's very unfortunate for our company.
In fact -- personally.
Just disgusted and insulted as an American citizen that they could use this book has some type of a platform.
Are a tool to denigrate the book I mean there was a gentleman from -- that took exceptional.
From page nine in the book officials are grieving woman real -- crossed.
Real quick and I mean it's just think.
Some of the portion of nice guys to charity that -- noticed that goes to charity wheels to carry local charity.
Called bridges for peace.
That helps people of the Muslim faith of the Christian faith and of the Jewish -- are right this is a global organization.
We appreciate you joining held at love chick I'd love to -- and -- -- that we have to wrap it up.
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