Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Outlaw Pete’ To Become Children’s Book

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The popular 64-year-old singer Bruce Springsteen is yet another musician who has decided to write books.

But not just any kind of books, he wants to become a children’s author.

The musician wants to turn his 2009 track ‘’Outlaw Pete’’ into a kids’ book.

Springsteen and cartoonist Frank Caruso will work together in order to transform the hit tune into a children’s book that is expected to be released in November.

Caruso said:

“When Bruce wrote Outlaw Pete he didn’t just write a great song, he created a great character. The first time I heard the song this book played out in my head.  Like Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Dorothy Gale and, for me, even Popeye, Outlaw Pete cuts deep into the folklore of our country and weaves its way into the fabric of great American literary characters.”

Springsteen added:

“Outlaw Pete is essentially the story of a man trying to outlive and outrun his sins.”

Lyrics include: He was born a little baby on the Appalachian Trail/ At six months old he’d done three months in jail/ Here at the bank in his diapers and his little bare baby feet/ All he said was “Folks, my name is Outlaw Pete.”

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