12-Year-Old Actress Quvenzhane Wallis Lands Incredible Four Part Book Deal

Academy Award nominated actress Quvenzhane Wallis 4 book deal with Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The deal includes a chapter-book trilogy and a picture book to be written by 12-year-old Wallis.

"Reading is very important," Wallis. "It allows people to form a visual experience in their minds of what is going on in the story. I hope all readers enjoy using their imaginations along with me and take a journey into my books."
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the books will be "Loosely based on the author’s own experiences, and will follow "a spunky young heroine who is very much looking forward to a night out with her mom at an awards show. The duo has a grand time getting dressed up, riding in a limo and walking the red carpet."
The first book will be released in January 2017. The second book and the picture book will follow in fall 2017 and the third book will be released in summer 2018.

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