The "lively and inspiring" I Promise, illustrated by Nina Mata, "reminds us that tomorrow's success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today" and "has the power to inspire all children and families to be their best," according to its description on HarperCollins' website.
The book's cover art features six children of varied skin tones working together, painting its title — "I PROMISE" — in white lettering over a colorfully painted wall. According to a February press release, the book's story is "inspired by the values and initiatives of [James'] foundation's I PROMISE program in Akron, Ohio."
"Books have the ability to teach, inspire, and bring people together," James said in the release. "That's why these books, and the opportunity to get children and parents reading together, mean so much to me."
I Promise, out Tuesday, is available for pre-order now on amazon.com.
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