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Guns N' Roses Adapt 'Sweet Child O’ Mine' Lyrics Into Children's Book

Guns N' Roses have collaborated with author James Patterson and illustrator Jennifer Zivoin to create a new children's picture book entitled Sweet Child O' Mine.

Named after the band's song of the same name, the book will tell the "the adventures of Maya and Natalia Rose, two young girls who have grown up touring with the band," according to a press release obtained by People.

Natalia and Maya are the daughter and niece of Guns N' Roses manager Fernando Lebeis. Lebeis said in the release, "My sister and I have been lucky to be able to watch our daughters -- Maya and Natalia Rose -- grow up while touring with the guys (the band)."

Regarding the book, Patterson, who is "a longtime GNR fan," said, "Sweet Child O'Mine is a story that I know kids will love reading and that parents will love singing along to."

Sweet Child O' Mine is available for preorder here and will be released on Sept. 1.

See the announcement video, which includes the book cover, below.

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Article image: Guns N' Roses performing in July 2018. (Raph_PH [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.)

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