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Rolling Stones' Keith Richards picture book out this fall

This book cover image released by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers shows the upcoming children's book "Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar," by Keith Richards and art by Theodora Richards. The book will be released on Sept. 9, 2014. (Photo By The Associated Press)
This book cover image released by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers shows the upcoming children's book "Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar," by Keith Richards and art by Theodora Richards. The book will be released on Sept. 9, 2014. (Photo By The Associated Press)
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 09:19 am
NEW YORK — Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is.The Rolling Stone who came to define the adults-only lifestyle of rock has a deal with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers for a picture story called "Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar."

The publisher announced Tuesday that the book will come out this fall and will include illustrations by Richards' daughter, Theodora Richards. Barnaby Harris and Bill Shapiro are assisting with the writing.

"Gus" is Gus Dupree, Keith Richards' beloved musician-grandfather. In a statement issued by the publisher, Richards said the book was based on "one of those magical moments" he had with Dupree. Richards, 70, has five grandchildren of his own. His memoir "Life" was a million seller published in 2010.

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