I Promise

I Promise

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NBA champion and cultural icon LeBron James makes his picture book debut with his inspirational and approachable “I Promise” pledge. Beautifully illustrated by Nina Mata, LeBron’s I Promise follows a diverse group of children and encourages them to be resilient, respectful, imaginative and, above all, true to themselves. No matter who you are or where you’re from, kindness and acceptance can lead to excellence. Perfect for the classroom and at home, this timeless, important message is great for teaching life lessons, graduations, birthdays and many other occasions.

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!

An Instant Indie Bestseller! An Amazon Best Book of the Month!

A perfect BACK-TO-SCHOOL tool for students and teachers who need an encouraging boost to start the year!

NBA champion and superstar LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation’s I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness.

Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James knows the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close.

I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today.

Featuring James’s upbeat, rhyming text and vibrant illustrations perfectly crafted for a diverse audience by New York Times bestselling artist Nina Mata, this book has the power to inspire all children and families to be their best.

Perfect for shared reading in and out of the classroom, I Promise is also a great gift for graduation, birthdays, and other occasions.

Plus check out the audiobook, read by LeBron James's mother and I Promise School supporter Gloria James!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062971067
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/11/2020
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 351
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

LeBron James is widely considered to be the best basketball player in the world and one of the greatest players of all time. James has won three NBA championships, two Olympic gold medals, and four league MVP titles. In 2017, Time magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. James grew up in Akron, Ohio, where he continues to create generational change through his LeBron James Family Foundation that focuses its efforts on helping youth achieve a better future through education. In 2018, his foundation opened the I PROMISE School, designed to help underprivileged students and their entire families succeed in school and beyond. 


Nina Mata is a New York Times bestselling illustrator and received her degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has illustrated many books, including American gymnast Laurie Hernandez’s She’s Got This, NBA superstar LeBron James's I Promise, and the Ty’s Travels I Can Read series. Nina currently lives in New Jersey with her husband, their daughter, and Tabitha, their cat. Visit her online at www.beautifique.org.

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