Sen’s picture book. Raphael Warnock to be released in November | entertainment news

NEW YORK (AP) – US Senator. This fall, Raphael J. Warnock will have a children’s book, an illustrated story based on being one of 12 siblings.

Philomel Books, Penguin Young Readers, announced on Thursday that Warnock’s book, Put on Your Shoes and Get Ready! will be posted November 15th.

“Growing up, my father told me and my siblings every day that we should put on our shoes and prepare for what’s to come,” Georgia Democrat Warnock, who is running for re-election, said in a statement. . Whether it was church shoes on Sundays, or basketball shoes for my brother, cheerleading shoes for my sister, or marching band shoes for me, no matter what else was going on, we put on our shoes and went out into the world and everything happened. .”

TeMika Grooms will provide illustrations for the book.

Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, became the first black senator from Georgia. His memoir “A Way Out of No Way” will be released next week.

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