New York, NY —HarperCollins Publishers today announced MY NAME IS A STORY, a debut picture book by GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter, actress and philanthropist Ashanti, featuring illustrations by Monica Mikai. Inspired by real-life Ashanti experiences, MY NAME IS A STORY is an uplifting picture book that will inspire confidence in its readers. Told from the perspective of her younger self, Ashanti celebrates the meaning, spelling and pronunciation of her name. As she learns more about her name, she learns more about herself. This cheerful book is perfect for any child struggling to embrace what makes them special and unique.
Ashanti is a GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter, actor, author, and philanthropist who, over three decades, has built a groundbreaking career in music, film, television, and beyond. She reigns as one of Billboard’s Top Women of the Decade from 2000 to 2010, and her self-titled debut album celebrates its 20th anniversary in April 2022. Throughout her career, Ashanti has sold over 27 million records worldwide. world and she received a star. on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 7, 2022. This is her first children’s book.
The worldwide English rights to MY NAME IS A STORY have been sold to Luana Horry, Editor-in-Chief, HarperCollins Children’s Books, from Kirby Kim at Janklow & Nesbit.
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