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List of Celebrities Who Have Written Childrens Books ranked by fame and popularity. Many celebrities have taken pen to paper to write popular kids books. Some celebs make their stories autobiographical, while others have wild imaginations. Either way, kids books written by famous people can be enjoyable for the entire family.

Who is the most famous person who has written childrens books? Madonna tops our list. The Material Girl has written five books for kids. Each book is wonderfully illustrated and tells stories that teach kids how to deal with various situations that they will experience at school or on the playground. Other musicians who have written kids books include Will Smith, Bob Dylan and Sting.

Several comedians have also written childrens books. Jerry Seinfeld wrote the book “Halloween” which covers all of the fun of the holiday, from picking out a costume to going trick-or-treating. Ricky Gervais penned the popular “Flanimals” series and Jeff Foxworthy has written several books for kids and adults. “The Jerk” star Steve Martin and “When Harry Met Sally” actor Billy Crystal have also written childrens books.

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 55 Celebrities Who Have Written Children's Books
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Madonna has written "The English Roses," "Mr. Peabody's Apples," "Yakov and the Seven Thieves," "The Adventures of Abdi" and "Lotsa de Casha."

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Jay Leno is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 55 Celebrities Who Have Written Children's Books
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Jay Leno wrote "How to Be the Funniest Kid in the Whole Wide World" and "If Roast Beef Could Fly."

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Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 55 Celebrities Who Have Written Children's Books
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The pop singer and American Idol winner wrote a book inspired by her daughter, River Rose. The book, River Rose and the Magical Lullaby was published in 2016.

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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 55 Celebrities Who Have Written Children's Books
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Bruce Springsteen wrote Outlaw Pete, published by Simon & Schuster on November 4, 2014. The book is based on a song of the same name from his Working on a Dream album and tells the story of a a bank-robbing baby. Both the song and the book were inspired by Brave Cowboy Bill, a book Springsteen’s mother read to him as a child, and Frank Caruso provided the illustrations.

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