Jonathan Van Ness Wrote a Children’s Book about a Nonbinary Guinea Pig & Your Kiddo Needs This

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Queer Eye’s Jonathon Van Ness can add one more credit to his already-awesome resume—children’s book author. Harper Collins recently announced the spring 2020 release of Van Ness’ picture book, Peanut Goes for the Gold.

The book, which debuts Mar. 31, 2020, features Peanut—a nonbinary guinea pig who decides to become a rhythmic gymnast. Not only is the story a sweet tale of acceptance but it also teaches kiddos that its okay to love who they are, without making any apologies.

photo: Harper Collins

According to the book’s description, from Harper Collins, “Jonathan Van Ness brings his signature message of warmth, positivity, and self-love to this boldly original picture book that celebrates the joys of being true to yourself and the magic that comes from following your dreams.”

Peanut Goes for the Gold retails for $18.99 and is recommended for children ages four through eight. To pre-order a copy of Van Ness’ book for your kiddos, visit the Harper Collins website here.

—Erica Loop

 

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