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Lebron James is adding children's book author to his resume

 

Illustrations by Nina Mata

 

Lebron James signed a two book deal with Harper Collins.

I Promise by LeBron James, featuring illustrations from artist Nina Mata, will be LeBron’s first children’s book. The book, according to a press release, is inspired by the values that LeBron champions at the I Promise public school in Akron, Ohio."

Synopsis: NBA champion and cultural icon LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation’s I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness.

Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James knows the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close. I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today.

Featuring James’s upbeat, rhyming text and vibrant illustrations perfectly crafted for a diverse audience by New York Times bestselling artist Nina Mata, this book has the power to inspire all children and families to be their best.

Perfect for shared reading in and out of the classroom, I Promise is also a great gift for graduation, birthdays, and other occasions.

I Promise, is available for pre-order and will release August 11, 2020

Full article can be found at Lebronwire.Usatoday

 

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