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 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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President Barack Obama wrote "Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters."
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Will Smith wrote "Just the Two of Us."
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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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Ricky Gervais wrote the "Flanimals" series.
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Jerry Seinfeld wrote the kids book "Halloween."
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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 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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