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02/12/2013 05:54 pm ET Updated Apr 14, 2013

Ziggy Marley Writes Children's Book, 'I Love You Too'

Ziggy Marley has written a children's book. The five-time Grammy winning reggae singer and son of Bob's first book, I Love You Too, has been available on the Nook since early January, and will be released in hardcover and on iTunes on March 7th.

According to a press release, the book is based on the song of the same title from Ziggy's children's album "Family Time."

"This book is close to my heart because it was a spontaneous exchange between me and my then 3 year old daughter Judah," Marley is quoted as saying. "It expresses something so true; it should be repeated as often as possible."

Marley played Ernie in the movie Shark Tale, and has previously appeared on Sesame Street. He's also not the first famous musician to write for kids - Madonna wrote The English Roses, LeAnn Rimes wrote Jag about a jaguar afraid of water, Sting wrote a version of the Noah's Ark story, and a Bob Dylan song Man Gives Names To All the Animals also became a book.

However, most of these were critical failures. It's a little early to say how this book will fare, but the three customer reviews on the Nook edition's page at the time of writing were all five stars.

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