Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Celebrities Who've Delved into the World of Children's Books

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Celebrities Who've Delved into the World of Children's Books

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Five stars who've done children's books

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TORONTO - "Little Britain" star David Walliams is among the many celebrities who've made the unlikely move into the world of children's books.

Here are five others who've also written books for youngsters:

-- Keith Richards, "Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar": The Rolling Stones guitarist explains in this 2014 picture book how he got his love of music as a kid from his jazz-loving grandfather. Richards's daughter, Theodora Dupree Richards, illustrated.

-- John Travolta, "Propeller One-Way Night Coach: A Fable for All Ages": The "Saturday Night Fever" star, who also happens to be a certified private pilot, writes of a boy who longs to fly a plane. He published the story in 1997, the same year he starred in the face-transplant thriller "Face/Off" with Nicolas Cage. …

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