The 10 Best Children's Books Written By Celebrities

There are hundreds of thousands of amazing children books out there for your little one. There are old classics like Dr. Suess books, and new classic books by Mo Williams that create worlds that your kids will fall in love with. There are also a handful of children's books written by some of your favorite celebrities.

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From T.V. stars to Academy award winners celebrities, there are books written by every kind of celeb. Since our celebrities love to live in an imaginative world (many of them act every day for a living, after all), their books have to be amazing! Keep reading to discover if your favorite celebrity has written a book your kids can enjoy!

10 Presenting... Tallulah, by Tori Spelling

Beverly Hills 90210 star, Tori Spelling, wrote her first children’s book after writing many best-selling memoirs. And it is easy to see that Spelling must have pulled from her own childhood to write this book. Your kids will love meeting Tallulah, who comes from a well-off family and has to live by a lot of rules.

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Though Tallulah’s parents wanted her to be a lady and talk and dress in a unique way, Tallulah just wanted to be like all of the other kids. Have your kids understand the power of friendship in this book!

9 Freckleface Strawberry, by Julianne Moore

Academy Award-winning actress Julianne Moore does not just have a successful career as a sought-after actress in Hollywood, but she has also released several children’s books as well. To date, she has written eight books, with seven of them being about Freckleface Strawberry.

In all of these adorable Freckleface Strawberry books, your kids can learn how to accept how they look and how to overcome their problems. So, give your kids the confidence boost they need by reading this amazing series. And if you want more Julianne Moore children’s books, look into her standalone book titled, My Mom is a Foreigner, But Not to Me.

8 If Roast Beef Could Fly, by Jay Leno

Jay Leno will always be known as one of the funniest men on TV, even if it has been years since he hosted his own show. Leno’s humor was put to work and transformed into jokes for kids when he released the book If Roast Beef Could Fly in 2004.

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In his only kid's book, Leno writes about Leno’s dad wanted to build a super-sized barbecue patio. With this being a giant project to build, Leno’s dad needed help from Jay and the rest of the neighborhood. So, teach your kids about teamwork with this light-hearted funny read any kid will enjoy.

7 The Sissy Duckling, by Harvey Fierstein

Legendary actor and Tony award-winner Harvey Fierstein uses his charming personality and humor to write The Sissy Duckling, a charming tale that will make your kids want to read it over and over again.

In this picture book, your kids will meet Elmer, who is a cute little duckling. Unfortunately, though, Elmer gets picked on for not being brave. Throughout the book, Elmer discovers what true bravery really is! Teach your kids that it is okay to be afraid and how to overcome their fears with this highly-praised book.

6 River Rose and the Magical Lullaby, by Kelly Clarkson

American Idol alumni Kelly Clarkson has not only written amazing songs for her albums, but has even penned two children's books to date. Her two books are inspired by her own daughter, River Rose!

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In the first River Rose book, River Rose and the Magical Lullaby, we follow River Rose as she is too excited to sleep because her parents are taking her to the zoo tomorrow. It is when her parents sing her a lullaby that she is able to fall asleep and experience the zoo in her dreams! If your kids loved her first adventure, Clarkson has also released River Rose and the Magical Christmas.

5 The Sugar Plum Ballerinas Series, by Whoopi Goldberg

Multi-award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is loved by fans for starring in amazing roles such as Sister Act and The Color Purple. With her Sugar Plum Ballerinas books, she'll make your kids love reading too!

This series is comprised of six books that follow Alexandrea Petrakova Johnson, whose mother makes her enroll in a ballet school and moves her family away from her friends. At her new school, Alexandrea learns that being the new ballerina at school is a lot harder than it sounds. Follow Alexandrea's ballet adventures in this cute series.

4 Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada, by Jimmy Fallon

Everyone loves America’s funny man, Jimmy Fallon. It doesn’t matter if you watch his show at night or if your kids just watch videos of him on YouTube, Jimmy Fallon knows how to grab everyone's attention. Now, he has taken his comedy skills and put them to work writing kids books.

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In his book Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada, all kinds of adorable animals want their kid's first word to be “dada.” Naturally, it's as much of a struggle as it tends to be for human dads!

3 Please, Baby, Please, by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee

Actor and director Spike Lee is known for his work for films such as She's Gotta Have It and Malcolm X. With his wife, JD Tonya Lewis, he has also written several children’s books.

The first book they co-wrote together, Please, Baby, Please, was released in 2006. This charming book follows an adorable baby who is exploring the world he lives in. But that involves activities like coloring on the wall, not sharing, and even eating sand. So, read a book your kids will love with Please, Baby, Please.

2 The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit, by Octavia Spencer

Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer is known not just starring in films you love, but for writing a children’s series that will inspire your kids! With two books out in the Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective series, we follow 12-year-old Randi Rhodes and her friends as they save their town from destruction.

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It's through working with people and using her brain and ninja skills that Randi is able to save the town and the people she loves. So, if you are looking for a book with a strong female lead, then you'll want to check this series out with your kids.

1 The Book With No Pictures, by B.J. Novack

Harvard graduate and The Office star B.J. Novack has started using his writing skills to create children’s books. In his first kid's book, The Book With No Pictures, Novack teaches kids that words can be just as funny as pictures.

Since the reader has to say everything that is written down on the page, the reader gets into trouble when they start to say things like they are a monkey. So, give your kids a book that will make them laugh until the very end with The Book With No Pictures.

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