Karen and Charlotte Pence on new children's book, being America's second family

Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, second lady Karen Pence and her 24-year-old daughter, Charlotte, join CBS News' Elaine Quijano to discuss their new children's book about their pet rabbit – Marlon Bundo. Written by Vice President Mike Pence's daughter and illustrated by Mrs. Pence, a former art teacher, "Marlon Bundo's Day in the Life of the Vice President" aims to educate children about the role of the vice president. 

"[Marlon] had a pretty popular Instagram account and we thought it would be really fun to do a children's book about him. And we thought for the first one at least, it should be about the vice presidency," Charlotte said.  

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Second lady Karen Pence and her daughter, Charlotte

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"It probably took about four months to get all the watercolors done, but it was a lot of fun. And Marlon is very good at posing and we put him in a lot of situations," Mrs. Pence said. 

The mother-daughter team discuss collaborating, the role of the second family, and how they are leaving their mark on the vice president's official residence – the U.S. Naval Observatory. They explain why art therapy and abolishing human trafficking are important causes for them, and they also respond to comedian John Oliver releasing a parody children's book.