Bruce Springsteen Is Writing a Children’s Book

Patti Scialfa and Bruce Springsteen backstage at The New York Comedy Festival And The Bob Woodruff Foundation Present The 7th Annual Stand Up For Heroes Event at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 6, 2013 in New York City. Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

Entertainment Weekly reports that Bruce Springsteen is writing a kids' book called Outlaw Pete, based on his 2009 song of the same name. The book, about a bank-robbing baby, will consist of Bruce's lyrics paired with illustrator Frank Caruso's drawings. And Bruce isn't the only boomer icon branching out into kiddie lit as of late — Keith Richards announced he is penning a book called Gus & Me back in March. Dad rock: Now also for kids!