FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Lin-Manuel Miranda performs in support of gun control in Washington. Miranda is working on a picture book he hopes will inspire young people. “Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You” will be published Oct. 23, Random House announced Tuesday, July 17. The book will be illustrated by Jonny Sun and feature “affirmations” that the “Hamilton” playwright has posted on Twitter over the years. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, FILE)

Lin-Manuel Miranda to publish a picture book

July 17, 2018 - 8:49 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a picture book that he hopes will inspire young people.

"Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You" will be published October 23, Random House announced Tuesday. The book will be illustrated by Jonny Sun. It will feature "affirmations" the "Hamilton" playwright has posted on Twitter over the years.

Random House is calling the book a "touchstone" for those in need of "a lift." A portion of the proceeds will be donated to charitable organizations for education, literacy and other initiatives.

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