Henry Blodget's Stock Tales (2012) - Book for children retelling the fascinating stories of the tech bubble stock market collapse in the 1990s.
Chubby Face & Uneven Teeth (2009) - Fairy tale based on the life of the shunned Chinese girl singer who wasn't allowed to sing at the Beijing OIympics because she had a "chubby face" and "uneven teeth". In this fairy tale, the Chinese singer wins in the end by overthrowing Communism and bringing Democracy to the mainland.
Mama Toad's Last Hop (2008) - Chronicles the last few minutes in the life of beloved Mama Toad.
Lou Reed's Heroin(e) Tales (1993) - After getting completely off the junk, Lou Reed penned these fairy tales of strong female heroines.
Cutie Cat's Pop-Up Mysteries (1990) - The last volume of a very popular series of baby lit books ends tragically with Cutie Cat having sex with Mousy Mouse and the two of them running off together to Mexico.
The Frog Goes 'Moo' (And Other Confusing Children's Myths) (1984) - A satirical text book banned by the U.S. Government for 'giving kids bad information.'
You Got My Goat (1976) - Newberry Prize winning pop-up book with real goat hair for children to touch.
Oh, The Places You'll Go (1976) - Audio recording of Dr. Seuss' book narrated by Harry Manka on his deathbed.
Country Cat (1970s) - Acclaimed series of children's books about Country Cat, who saw Morris on TV and leaves the farm to become a celebrity cat. The naive cat finds herself in a seedy world of cat-tle calls and litter box auditions.
Exhibit Bee (1963) - The timeless thriller from children's crime author Edgar Hedrick. A frightened young bumble bee finds himself the sole witness to a grisly murder. [Manka Bros. produced a film version in 1966.]