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
1.  Dancing in the Wings by Gordon R. Dickson
The list author says:
  "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."
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By My Brother's Side
2.  By My Brother's Side by Tiki Barber
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, athlete Tiki Barber was a running back for the NFL team New York Giants."
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Sheetzucacapoopoo: My Kind of Dog
3.  Sheetzucacapoopoo: My Kind of Dog by Joy Behar
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  "Before writing this children's book, comedian Joy Behar starred on the hit TV show The View."
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Read All About It!
4.  Read All About It! by Jenna Bush
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, Laura Bush was the wife of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush."
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The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer
5.  The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer by Amy Carter
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States."
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The Day I Was Rich (Little Bill)
6.  The Day I Was Rich (Little Bill) by Bill Cosby
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, comedian / actor Bill Cosby produced the hit TV shows Cosby and A Different World."
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The Blue Ribbon Day
7.  The Blue Ribbon Day by Katie Couric
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's books, Katie Couric was the co-anchor for NBC's the Today Show."
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I Already Know I Love You
8.  I Already Know I Love You by Billy Crystal
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, comedian Billy Crystal appeared in several Hollywood films, including When Harry Met Sally... and City Slickers."
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Is There Really a Human Race?
9.  Is There Really a Human Race? by Jamie Lee Curtis
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, actor Jamie Lee Curtis starred in several Hollywood films, including Halloween, Trading Places, and A Fish Called Wanda."
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Dumpy and the Big Storm
10.  Dumpy and the Big Storm by Julie Edwards
The list author says:
  "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."
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The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog (Spanish Edition)
11.  The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog (Spanish Edition) by Gloria Estefan
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, Grammy-winning recording artist Gloria Estefan sold over 90 million albums worldwide."
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Tea for Ruby (Paula Wiseman Books)
12.  Tea for Ruby (Paula Wiseman Books) by Sarah The Duchess of York
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson ("Fergie") was a member of the British Royal Family."
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Silly Street
13.  Silly Street by Jeff Foxworthy
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, funny man Jeff Foxworthy became the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time."
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Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic
14.  Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic by Whoopi Goldberg
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, comedian Whoopi Goldberg starred in several Hollywood films, including The Color Purple, Ghost, and Sister Act."
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Queen of the Scene Book and CD
15.  Queen of the Scene Book and CD by Queen Latifah
The list author says:
  "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."
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Please, Baby, Please
16.  Please, Baby, Please by Tonya Lewis Lee
The list author says:
  "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."
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If Roast Beef Could Fly: Book and CD
17.  If Roast Beef Could Fly: Book and CD by Jay Leno
The list author says:
  "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."
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Marsupial Sue
18.  Marsupial Sue by John Lithgow
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, actor John Lithgow starred in the hit TV show 3rd Rock from the Sun."
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My Little Girl
19.  My Little Girl by Tim McGraw
The list author says:
  "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."
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Freckleface Strawberry
20.  Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, actor Julianne Moore appeared in several Hollywood films, including Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Far from Heaven."
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Little T Learns to Share (T. O.'s Time Outs)
21.  Little T Learns to Share (T. O.'s Time Outs) by Terrell Owens
The list author says:
  "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."
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Otto Undercover #1: Born to Drive
22.  Otto Undercover #1: Born to Drive by Rhea Perlman
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, actor Rhea Perlman starred in the hit TV show Cheers."
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Broadway Barks
23.  Broadway Barks by Bernadette Peters
The list author says:
  "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."
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Jag
24.  Jag by LeAnn Rimes
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, recording artist LeAnn Rimes became the youngest country music star at the age of 13."
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Raymie, Dickie, and the Bean: Why I Love and Hate My Brothers (Book and CD)
25.  Raymie, Dickie, and the Bean: Why I Love and Hate My Brothers (Book and CD) by Ray Romano
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, comedian Ray Romano starred in the hit TV show Everybody Loves Raymond."
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Halloween
26.  Halloween by Jerry Seinfeld
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, comedian Jerry Seinfeld starred in the hit TV show Seinfeld."
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Welcome to Your World, Baby
27.  Welcome to Your World, Baby by Brooke Shields
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, Brooke Shields starred in several Hollywood films, including Pretty Baby, Blue Lagoon, and Endless Love."
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What's Heaven
28.  What's Heaven by Maria Shriver
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, broadcast journalist Maria Shriver co-anchored CBS Morning Neews and weekend editions of NBC Nightly News."
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Girls Hold Up This World (Step into reading. A step 2 book)
29.  Girls Hold Up This World (Step into reading. A step 2 book) by Jada Pinkett Smith
The list author says:
  "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."
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Just the Two of Us (Scholastic Bookshelf)
30.  Just the Two of Us (Scholastic Bookshelf) by Will Smith
The list author says:
  "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."
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Rock Steady: A Story of Noah's Ark
31.  Rock Steady: A Story of Noah's Ark by (Musician) Sting
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, Sting sang for a world famous rock band called The Police."
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Propeller One-Way Night Coach: A Fable for All Ages
32.  Propeller One-Way Night Coach: A Fable for All Ages by John Travolta
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, actor John Travolta starred in several Hollywood films, including Saturday Night Fever, Grease, and Pulp Fiction."
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God's Dream
33.  God's Dream by Desmond Tutu
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, Archbishop Desmond Tutu rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in South Africa."
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Say a Little Prayer
34.  Say a Little Prayer by Dionne Warwick
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, recording artist Dionne Warwick scored a total of 56 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 list."
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All Mixed Up! (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 1)
35.  All Mixed Up! (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 1) by Kim Wayans
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, comedian Kim Wayans starred in the hit TV show In Living Color."
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Hank Zipzer Box Set (4 Books)
36.  Hank Zipzer Box Set (4 Books) by Henry Winkler
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, actor Henry Winkler starred in the hit TV show Happy Days."
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Let George Do It!
37.  Let George Do It! by George Foreman
The list author says:
  "Before writing this children's book, athlete George Foreman became the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (twice!)."
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Friends for Life! (The English Roses #1)
38.  Friends for Life! (The English Roses #1) by Madonna
The list author says:
  "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."
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The Alphabet from A to Y With Bonus Letter Z!
39.  The Alphabet from A to Y With Bonus Letter Z! by Steve Martin
The list author says:
  "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."
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