Leslie Knope Is Running for President—In a New Children’s Book

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What would happen if Leslie Knope ran for class president? You came to know, love, and laugh with Amy Poehler’s comedic character as the perky Pawnee bureaucrat on Parks and Rec. Now Knope is back and running for class pres!

Parks and Recreation: Leslie for Class President! is a family-friendly look at a younger Knope and a few of her hilariously memorable Parks and Rec pals. Written by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Melanie Demmer and published by Little, Brown Young Readers, this picture book is a can’t-miss for fans of the show and their kiddos.

Photo: Little, Brown Young Readers

Based on characters from the seven-season-long show, this comic look into a little Knope’s world follows Leslie as she campaigns for Pawnee Elementary class president. Not only will you get a kick out of the comic characters and their younger selves, but your child will also enjoy the tall tales of Knope, Ben, Ann and more!

Find Parks and Recreation: Leslie for Class President! at Amazon, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, Ebooks.com, and Kobo for $9.99 starting Jun. 29, 2021.

—Erica Loop



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