• Channing Tatum has dressed up to promote his new kids book 'Sparkella'. (Supplied)Source: Supplied
"I just want to appreciate Channing Tatum for obviously being a delightful father, and also for knowing his brand well enough to not wear a shirt."
By
SBS staff writers

2 Sep 2020 - 11:24 AM  UPDATED 2 Sep 2020 - 11:24 AM

Actor Channing Tatum has released 'the little girl' in him, writing a children's book titled The One and Only Sparkella while in COVID-19 lockdown.

Not only that, but Tatum, who is somehow both a delightful man and 40-years-old, dressed up as a fairy princess to share the announcement.

A topless fairy princess.

"Guys, I don’t know about you but things got a little weird for me in quarantine," the star wrote in a tweet.

"I ended up accidentally locking myself in my 7 year old daughter’s room.

"And I ended up finding my inner child. So this is what I created for my little girl. From what is, I guess, the little girl in me. Thanks for reading."

According to its official synopsis, Sparkella is illustrated by British artist Kim Barnes and tells the story of Ella, who loves glitter and is excited about her first day of school, but gets bullied for her love of sparkly items.

Fans of the actor's abs, acting work, and wholesome disposition, were quick to celebrate his new turn as children's book author.

"I just want to appreciate Channing Tatum for obviously being a delightful father, and also for knowing his brand well enough to not wear a shirt," one social media user tweeted.

Another tweeted: "May future NYT Best Seller THE ONE AND ONLY SPARKELLA be just the first of many Channing Tatum children's books."

Others pointed out that, despite his clear strength, Tatum is only holding the book's sleeve in his photo, not the book itself.

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