Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime' has been adapted into a children's book

Trevor Noah's 'Born a Crime' has been adapted into a children's book

Mzansi's national treasure, Trevor Noah, is releasing an adaptation of his New York Time's best-selling book, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.

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It looks like the South African-born comedian is on a roll. His original book has become a fan favourite and the comedian is positive it will settle well with kids too, which tells tales and stories from Trevor's childhood growing up in the streets of Soweto.

The comedian decided to relaunch the book with a child-friendly adaptation. So in the new book, he tells the same stores from a child's perspective.

He took to Instagram to share the news with his fans and wrote: "Excited to announce that @randomhousekids have adapted my book for younger readers! It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime, is out today! You can order it online with link in my bio! #ItsTrevorNoah."

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Besides being New York Time’s bestseller, Born A Crime was also named as one of the books of the year by New York Times, Booklist and Esquire. It was also listed by Oprah Winfrey’s book club.

The original book has received critical acclaim for a reason. As South Africans, we know how inspiring his story is to us, so we can only imagine the impact it will have on the younger generations.

The book is available at selected stores around the country from today, 19 April.

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Earlier today, reported that Trevor Noah is on a roll this year. He has been ticking off his achievements from the start of the year.

According to Youth Village, Trevor bought a $20-million home in Bel-Air and was also honoured to share a bonding moment with Oprah Winfrey on his show recently. Trevor was also interviewed on Ellen DeGeneres' show as well. And now he shared more exciting news with his fans.

He wrote: "Just hit 1 Million subs on my Youtube! Thank you to everyone who subscribed. If you aren’t a subscriber please don’t try and accept this thank you. Unless however you go subscribe and come back. If that’s the case, thank you for letting me thank you."

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