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American Libraries Newsmaker: Viola Davis

Viola Davis has accrued some serious hardware—an Emmy, a Golden Globe, an Oscar, and two Tonys—for her roles in film, television, and theater. Now the actor is taking on children’s literature. American Libraries caught up with Davis to talk about libraries, storytelling, and her forthcoming book, Corduroy Takes a Bow (Viking Books for Young Readers, […]


Viola Davis Writes Sequel to Kids’ Classic Corduroy: How African-American Character Inspired Her

March 14, 2018   No Comment   Books, Corduroy Takes a Bow

People.com did a beautiful article talking about Viola’s new book. I am personally so excited for this book because I grew up reading Corduroy as a child and have kept my original copy and read it to my three year old regularly. I plan to go purchase this book as soon as it is available! […]


The Cover of Corduroy Takes A Bow

March 14, 2018   No Comment   Books, Corduroy Takes a Bow

Viola has shared with us the cover of her new children’s book Corduroy Takes A Bow. I am thrilled to share the cover for my first book, and writing for the iconic Corduroy Bear. The book comes out in September and I can’t wait for you all to read it. #CorduroyTakesABow #CorduroyBear https://t.co/Mi60R54WNx pic.twitter.com/HtjK2J4ye0 — […]


Viola Davis writing new ‘Corduroy’ children’s story

October 12, 2017   No Comment   Books, Corduroy Takes a Bow

The Chicago Tribune shares the exciting news that Viola is writing a children’s book to be released next Fall. I love this because Corduroy has always been a favorite! The celebrated picture book “Corduroy” will soon have a new sequel, written by an Oscar-winning actress: Viola Davis. Viking Children’s Books told The Associated Press on […]