Serena Williams didn't get rid of her tennis rivals even if she stepped out of the professional tennis world. Naomi Osaka published a children's book soon after Serena launched her own. "So excited to finally announce the release of my first children’s book, The Way Champs Play.
It's the first publishing project under my production company @hanakuma. I hope this book inspires kids to chase their dreams and encourages them to believe they can do anything they put their minds to. This book holds an extra special place in my heart as a portion of the proceeds will go to my foundation @playacademynaomi which works to support young girls in sport.
It officially releases on December 6th, but you can pre-order today at the link in my bio and get a signed bookplate to put inside your book!" wrote Naomi Osaka on Instagram.
About Serena Williams children's book
Serena Williams' recently launched children's book is called The Adventures of Qai Qai.
Here is the book's description: "From superstar athlete, record breaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist (and mama) Serena Williams, comes a magical picture book in which a little girl learns to believe in herself with the help of her doll and best friend, Qai Qai.
- “Don’t be scared, Best Friend! I’m right here with you, always!”
- “But what if I’m not good enough?”
- “Girl!” Qai Qai answered. “You’re already good enough when you walk in the door!
Come on, let me show you”.
Baby Girl has a dance recital coming up, and she can't help but worry. She's practiced and practiced, but what if something goes wrong? What if she forgets the steps or freezes up during her solo?
Luckily, her best friend Qai Qai the doll has her back!
When Qai Qai comes to life, they go on a magical journey that shows Baby Girl that she’s ready for the stage.
The Adventures of Qai Qai, a heartwarming picture book from beloved athlete Serena Williams, shows readers the power of believing—in your best friend and in yourself.