Four-time NBA MVP. Three-time NBA champion. Space Jam 2 star. And now, children’s book author.
On Tuesday, HarperCollins Publishers announced a two-book deal with LeBron James, with his debut picture book, I PROMISE, set for an August release, and to be followed next year by a middle-grade novel.
“Books have the ability to teach, inspire, and bring people together,” said James in a statement. That’s why these books, and the opportunity to get children and parents reading together, mean so much to me. Most importantly, we wanted to make sure these stories are ones that every single kid can see themselves in. I PROMISE is powerful in that way and I can’t wait for people to read it.”
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SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly, Derek Lawrence