176. A Book Sale
He was a famous cartoonist. He drew political
. His cartoons made fun of presidents. His cartoons
fun of vice presidents. His cartoons made fun
Congress. Politicians hated him. Ordinary people loved him.
name was Paul. He put 400 of his
in a book. He sold the book at
book fair. Many people bought the book. He
the book for everyone. He autographed the book
everyone. “Why are you selling this book? Do
need extra money?” Becky asked. “Yes, I need
money,” Paul said. “The newspaper laid me off.
said my cartoons are mean. My cartoons make
politicians cry.” “But your cartoons tell the truth,”
said. “Yes, and the truth hurts,” said Paul.