Mariah Carey Releasing Children's Book Based on 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'

by Jackie Willis 6:15 AM PDT, August 26, 2015
Playing Mariah Carey Releasing Children's Book Based on 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'

Mariah Carey will now get to read her beloved Christmas story to her twins, Roc and Roe.

The 45-year-old diva is releasing a children's book inspired her holiday hit, "All I Want for Christmas Is You."

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"When I wrote 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' it was my dream for it to become a classic Christmas song," Mariah said in a statement. "I am so proud of the song's impact as it continues to create memories for fans each year. I am thrilled to be able to bring the story of the song to new generations of families with the picture book."

The children's picture book, set to hit shelves Nov. 10, will feature all the lyrics from the 1994 song, which has sold over 14 million copies.

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Additionally, Mariah is set to direct and star in Mariah Carey's Christmas Project, a Hallmark Channel movie also based on the song.

Back in 1994, ET chatted with the pop star about "All I Want for Christmas Is You," but nobody could have predicted the massive success the song has garnered ...except for maybe Mariah.

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"When you record a Christmas album, it's around for the rest of your life. It's something that people can play for years and years to come," Mariah told ET at the time. "You always hope people will like them, they'll become classics. You know, that's a dream."