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Children's Books Written by Celebrities

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The list author says: "Celebrities find new fame and fortune writing books for children. Here is a list of books written by people famous or well-known in the areas of television, film, comedy, music, sports, and politics."
Dancing in the Wings
Dancing in the Wings
"Before writing this childrens book, actor / choreographer Debbie Allen was best known for her role as Lydia Grant in the 1982 hit TV series Fame."
By My Brother's Side
By My Brother's Side
"Before writing this children's book, athlete Tiki Barber was a running back for the NFL team New York Giants."
Sheetzu Caca Poopoo: My Kind of Dog
Sheetzu Caca Poopoo: My Kind of Dog
"Before writing this children's book, comedian Joy Behar starred on the hit TV show The View."
Read All About It!
Read All About It!
"Before writing this children's book, Laura Bush was the wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush."
The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer
The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer
"Before writing this children's book, Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States."
The Day I Was Rich (Little Bill)
The Day I Was Rich (Little Bill)
"Before writing this children's book, comedian / actor Bill Cosby produced the hit TV shows Cosby and A Different World."
The Blue Ribbon Day
The Blue Ribbon Day
"Before writing this children's books, Katie Couric was the co-anchor for NBC's the Today Show."
I Already Know I Love You
I Already Know I Love You
"Before writing this children's book, comedian Billy Crystal appeared in several Hollywood films, including When Harry Met Sally... and City Slickers."
Is There Really a Human Race?
Is There Really a Human Race?
"Before writing this children's book, actor Jamie Lee Curtis starred in several Hollywood films, including Halloween, Trading Places, and A Fish Called Wanda."
Dumpy and the Big Storm
Dumpy and the Big Storm
"Before writing this children's book, award-winning actor Julie Andrews Edwards rose to fame in the musicals My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, and The Sound of Music."
The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog (Spanish Edition)
The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog (Spanish Edition)
"Before writing this children's book, Grammy-winning recording artist Gloria Estefan sold over 90 million albums worldwide."
Tea for Ruby (Paula Wiseman Books)
Tea for Ruby (Paula Wiseman Books)
"Before writing this children's book, the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson ("Fergie") was a member of the British Royal Family."
Silly Street
Silly Street
"Before writing this children's book, funny man Jeff Foxworthy became the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time."
Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic
Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic
"Before writing this children's book, comedian Whoopi Goldberg starred in several Hollywood films, including The Color Purple, Ghost, and Sister Act."
Queen of the Scene Book and CD
Queen of the Scene Book and CD
"Before writing this children's book, rapper / actor Queen Latifah starred in several Hollywood films, including Set It Off, Chicago, and Bringing Down the House."
Please, Baby, Please
Please, Baby, Please
"Before writing this children's book, film make Spike Lee produced several Hollywood movies, including She's Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing, and Malcolm X."
Jay Leno: If Roast Beef Could Fly
Jay Leno: If Roast Beef Could Fly
"Before writing this childrens book, comedian Jay Leno was best known as the man who replaced Johnny Carson at the helm of NBC's The Tonight Show in 1992."
Marsupial Sue
Marsupial Sue
"Before writing this children's book, actor John Lithgow starred in the hit TV show 3rd Rock from the Sun."
My Little Girl
My Little Girl
"Before writing this children's book, country music recording artist Tim McGraw had eleven consecutive albums to debut at Number One on the Billboard albums chart."
Freckleface Strawberry
Freckleface Strawberry
"Before writing this children's book, actor Julianne Moore appeared in several Hollywood films, including Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Far from Heaven."
Little T Learns to Share (T. O.'s Time Outs)
Little T Learns to Share (T. O.'s Time Outs)
"Before writing this children's book, athlete Terrell Owens played professional football for the NFL, including the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, and the Buffalo Bills."
Otto Undercover #1: Born to Drive
Otto Undercover #1: Born to Drive
"Before writing this children's book, actor Rhea Perlman starred in the hit TV show Cheers."
Broadway Barks
Broadway Barks
"Before writing this children's book, actor Bernadette Peters starred in several critically-acclaimed Broadway productions, including Song and Dance, Annie Get Your Gun, and Gypsy."
Jag
Jag
"Before writing this children's book, recording artist LeAnn Rimes became the youngest country music star at the age of 13."
Raymie, Dickie, and the Bean: Why I Love and Hate My Brothers (Book and CD)
Raymie, Dickie, and the Bean: Why I Love and Hate My Brothers (Book and CD)
"Before writing this children's book, comedian Ray Romano starred in the hit TV show Everybody Loves Raymond."
Halloween
Halloween
"Before writing this children's book, comedian Jerry Seinfeld starred in the hit TV show Seinfeld."
Welcome to Your World, Baby
Welcome to Your World, Baby
"Before writing this children's book, Brooke Shields starred in several Hollywood films, including Pretty Baby, Blue Lagoon, and Endless Love."
What's Heaven
What's Heaven
"Before writing this children's book, broadcast journalist Maria Shriver co-anchored CBS Morning Neews and weekend editions of NBC Nightly News."
Girls Hold Up This World (Step into reading. A step 2 book)
Girls Hold Up This World (Step into reading. A step 2 book)
"Before writing this children's book, actor Jada Pinkett-Smith appeared in the 1980's hit TV show A Different World, which was produced by Bill Cosby."
Just the Two of Us (Scholastic Bookshelf)
Just the Two of Us (Scholastic Bookshelf)
"Before writing this children's book, rapper/actor Will Smith starred in the hit TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, and in several Hollywood films, including Independence Day and Men in Black."
Rock Steady: A Story of Noah's Ark
Rock Steady: A Story of Noah's Ark
"Before writing this children's book, Sting sang for a world famous rock band called The Police."
Propeller One-Way Night Coach: A Fable for All Ages
Propeller One-Way Night Coach: A Fable for All Ages
"Before writing this children's book, actor John Travolta starred in several Hollywood films, including Saturday Night Fever, Grease, and Pulp Fiction."
God's Dream
God's Dream
"Before writing this children's book, Archbishop Desmond Tutu rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in South Africa."
Say a Little Prayer
Say a Little Prayer
"Before writing this children's book, recording artist Dionne Warwick scored a total of 56 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 list."
All Mixed Up! (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 1)
All Mixed Up! (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 1)
"Before writing this children's book, comedian Kim Wayans starred in the hit TV show In Living Color."
Hank Zipzer Collection (Hank Zipzer, the World's Greatest Underachiever)
Hank Zipzer Collection (Hank Zipzer, the World's Greatest Underachiever)
"Before writing this children's book, actor Henry Winkler starred in the hit TV show Happy Days."
Let George Do It!
Let George Do It!
"Before writing this children's book, athlete George Foreman became the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (twice!)."
Friends for Life! (The English Roses #1)
Friends for Life! (The English Roses #1)
"Before writing this children's book series, Madonna was ranked by the Recording Industry Association of American as the best-selling female rock artist of the 20th century."
The Alphabet from A to Y With Bonus Letter Z!
The Alphabet from A to Y With Bonus Letter Z!
"Before writing this children's book, Steve Martin had been a comedian, actor, writer, playwright, producer, musician, and composer. Steve Martin starred on the hit TV show Saturday Night Live in the 1970's and in many feature films, including The Jerk, Parenthood, and the Pink Panther."