Celebrity Parents Kelly Clarkson Announces Second Children's Book About Daughter River Rose The mom of two has announced that she is returning to the River Rose book series with a second story By Alexia Fernández Published on June 28, 2017 09:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Kelly Clarkson is back at the writing desk. The mom of two is following up her New York Times bestselling debut, River Rose and the Magical Lullaby, with this year’s upcoming sequel, River Rose and the Magical Christmas. Clarkson, 35, said it felt right to return to the River Rose series, especially when her daughter, 3, “loves Christmas.” “She’s at such a fun age,” Clarkson said in a video posted on Twitter. “She just gets so excited about it, I thought it would be a fun book for her to read.” Along with announcing her new book, Clarkson also included hilarious footage of her daughter running late to their “press conference,” as River Rose was seen taking her time picking out nail polish and applying makeup. FROM PEN: How Alicia Silverstone Maintains a Strict Vegan Diet For Her Son Without Judging Other Moms The new book touches on Christmas Eve and River Rose deciding to stay up all night waiting to personally deliver her letter to Santa Claus. Before she knows it, however, she and her dog Joplin fall asleep and are swept up on a magical adventure to the North Pole. River Rose and the Magical Christmas is available for pre-order now. It hits shelves on Oct. 24.