Celebs Who Wrote Children’s Books

See eight adorable picture books by stars you know


"I've been thinking about creating a children's book with realistic young female characters since I had my daughter," the actress told PEOPLE. 

Reese Witherspoon:
Busy Betty


The Late Night host wrote this unbearably cute picture book to help kids to be comfortable talking about their fears.

Seth Meyers:
I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared

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The tennis superstar aced her first children’s book, based on her daughter Olympia's favorite doll Qai Qai.

Serena Williams:
The Adventures of Qai Qai


Following the success of his first book, the actor and father to 8-year-old Everly is set to release another adventure starring Sparkella in May.

Channing Tatum:
The One and Only Sparkella Makes a Plan

The National Youth Poet Laureate wrote a picture book about a young girl on a musical journey to inspire kids to make changes in the world.

Amanda Gorman:
Change Sings 


The comedian wrote this sequel to Your Baby’s First Word Will Be DADA after his kid’s “second, third and fourth word was 'Mama.'”

Jimmy Fallon:
Everything is MAMA

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She can sing, host a talk show and write a hit children’s book — what can’t Clarkson do!?

Kelly Clarkson:
River Rose and the Magical lullaby

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The Broadway star’s adorable picture book follows a little girl named Kristi Dawn as she does generous acts around N.Y.C. 

Kristin Chenoweth:
What Will I Do with My Love Today? 

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