Ferguson’s 9/11 kids book rejectedJuly 6th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Ferguson’s children’s book about 9/11 has been dropped by the publishing house because of fears the book might be offensive to Americans. The book which is titled “The Little Pear Tree” speaks about a tree that survived the 11th of September attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.
Ferguson who is the Duchess of York was hoping that the book would have been published so that she could present a special copy to President Barack Obama on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The Daily Mail reported that the book was presented to the publishers for consideration last month.
The British tabloid quoted a source as saying that, “The Duchess got her people to contact at least three publishers but none showed any interest because the Americans regard works of fiction about 9/11 as insulting.”
Ferguson now intends to get the book published on the Internet, the source told The Daily Mail. The source said Ferguson plans to donate the proceeds from the sale of the e-book to charity.
The 2001 terrorists’ attack which has come to be known as the 9/11 attacks is the deadliest of its kind on US soil. The attack which was blamed on the al Qaeda resulted in the death of about 3,000 people.
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