NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • It’s time to saddle up! Lil Nas X, the chart-topping music icon and internet sensation behind the hit single “Old Town Road,” has crafted an empowering alphabet adventure that shows off his signature “S is for Swagger” and “X is for Extra” energy in a kid-friendly picture book that is one of a kind—just like him!
A is for Adventure. Every day is a brand-new start! B is for Boots—whether they’re big or small, short or tall. And C is for Country.
Join superstar Lil Nas X and Panini the pony on a fabulous journey through the alphabet from sunup to sundown. Featuring bold, bright art from Theodore Taylor III, kids will experience wide-open pastures, farm animals, guitar music, cowboy hats, and all things country in this debut picture book that’s perfect for music lovers learning their ABCs and for anyone who loves Nas’s unique genre-blending style and his iconic red-carpet looks. (After all, “F is for feathers. And fringe. And fake fur.”)
About the Author
Lil Nas X is a Grammy Award-winning rapper, singer, and songwriter from Georgia. He rose to fame in 2019 when his genre-shattering hit song "Old Town Road" went viral and became the longest-running #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. Dubbed "an internationally recognized phenomenon" by Billboard, Lil Nas X and the Diamond-certified song have been recognized with various major awards from several areas of the music industry, including two Grammys and a Country Music Association Award. He is the first Black, openly gay rapper to be nominated for and win a Grammy Award. He has been featured on the cover of TIME magazine, was named one of their 25 most influential people on the Internet, and was also included on Forbes's 2020 30 under 30 list. In addition to being a master musician, Lil Nas X is a social media superstar with over 12.5 million followers across apps. Find him on Instagram and Twitter at @lilnasx.
Theodore Taylor III is an award-winning illustrator living in Richmond, Virginia, with his wife and son. By day, he works as a web developer. By night, he illustrates books, comics, and zines, including Mahogany L. Browne's Woke Baby and When the Beat Was Born, which won the Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award for New Talent. Find him on Instagram and Twitter at @tedikuma.