Friday, March 11, 2011

Celebrity Apprentice takes a stab at writing children's books

We've watched as the celebs on Celebrity Apprentice have tried their hand at everything from coming up with the next great flavor of Snapple last season (loved Brett's Trop-A-Rocka by the way) to running a pizza joint. This Sunday, however, will be the show of all shows as the celebs try their hand at penning a children's book!

I can only imagine what the mind of Gary Busey will come up with.

As if that's not enough, #1 Bestselling Author/Illustrator Michael Rex and Margery Cuyler, publisher of Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books, will be appearing in the episode airing this Sunday, March 13th.

In the episode, the celebs will split into two teams and engage themselves in one of the most prominent niches in the book publishing industry - children’s literature. Both teams will author an original children’s picture book to help raise money for charity. Their works will be evaluated by actress Robin Holly and by Marshall Cavendish Children’s Books publisher Margery Cuyler.

The winning celebrity team will present their charity with a check. Last season, “The Celebrity Apprentice” raised over $1.25 million dollars for charity.

We've all seen many celebrities from Madonna to Jamie Lee Curtis write children's books. Yes, some have been successful and others have flopped, but just the fact that The Celebrity Apprentice has decided to tackle this prominent and challenging niche is an important sign of how big children's books play in a child's life.

Go Celebrity Apprentice!


  1. I don't watch Celebrity Apprentice...but, I sure wish I had last night!! Wonder if I can find the episode online?

  2. If you write for children, you would enjoy the show. It was pretty comical watching these celebs rack their brains, coming up with ideas! Try the website. They might have a replay.