Celeb Authors: Coming to a Kids' Bookstore Near You

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Ylonda Caviness and Erika Rasmusson Janes on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:32PM

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Celeb Authors: Coming to a Kids' Bookstore Near You

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Chocolate Me!

Star scribe: Taye Diggs

Story: The young hero in actor Taye Diggs' debut children's book doesn't look like his friends -- his hair is curlier, his skin is darker and his nose is bigger. He's teased because of his looks, and asks his mom why he can't "be more like Timmy or Johnny or Mark with straight hair and a different nose?" Luckily, his wise mama teaches him to appreciate his uniqieness, telling him he has "skin like velvet fudge frosting" and "cotton candy hair."  Chocolate Me! has a sweet, self-esteem boosting message for anyone who has ever felt insecure about looking -- or being -- different.

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