About the BookIn this second picture book from leading actor, producer and director Channing Tatum, a unique little girl wants everything to be perfect for her upcoming sleepover, so her dad steps in to show her the importance of planning and patience.
Leading actor, producer, director and New York Times-bestselling author Channing Tatum's Sparkella picture book series is a charming ode to self-esteem and the love between a father and daughter.
Sparkella is excited for her first sleepover with her new friend, Tam.
Praise for The One and Only Sparkella:
Hollywood superstar Tatum pens a sparkling debut. ... The endearing representation of a supportive single father makes this book shine; similarly, the illustrations delight throughout, tenderly reflecting Sparkella's struggles and successes. A charming story of self-reliance. --School Library Journal, starred review
About the Author
Channing Tatum is known for his work both on-screen as an actor and behind-the-scenes as a producer and director. In 2021, he added #1 New York Times-bestselling Author to his body of work when his first children's book, The One and Only Sparkella, debuted at the top spot. In 2014, Tatum founded his production company Free Association with partners Peter Kiernan and Reid Carolin. He and Carolin produced and co-directed Dog, in which Tatum also starred. Tatum's feature credits include the Magic Mike and Jump Street franchises; Matthew Vaughn's Kingsman: The Golden Circle; the critically-acclaimed drama Foxcatcher; the Coen Brothers' Hail, Caesar!, Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight; Dear John; and The Vow. However, his favorite role to date is being father to his daughter Everly, who loves sparkly, rainbow-y things. He currently resides in Los Angeles.Kim Barnes lives on the Isle of Wight with her partner and two children, Leo and Cameo, who greatly inspire her work. She graduated from Lincoln University, England, and has drawn ever since she was a young child. She is the illustrator of the Sparkella series written by Channing Tatum (The One and Only Sparkella and The One and Only Sparkella Makes a Plan).