Rimes Writes Second Children’s Book

LeAnn Rimes’ second children’s book, Jag’s New Friend, will arrive in bookstores on Sept. 17. As with 2003’s Jag, the new book features the adventures of a young jaguar and was illustrated by Richard Bernal. Rimes’ husband, Dean Sheremet, is credited with the new book’s storyline. Rimes will release a Christmas album (What a Wonderful World) on Oct. 12, and a new studio album (This Woman) on Jan. 25, 2005.