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Pharrell Williams

Grammy winning artist Pharrell just signed on to turn his hit song “Happy” into a series of children’s books.

The picture books will feature children all around the world celebrating “Happiness.”

Pharell released in a statement that he is “humbled by the global success of “Happy,” but especially in awe of the song’s young fans.” He continued, “My collaboration with Penguin allows me to continue a dialogue with these children in a fresh, new way. We’re both committed to feeding the curiosity of young minds with imagination.”

The first book in the series, “Happy!,” is set to be released on Sept. 22.

If you haven’t seen Pharrell’s “Happy” video, just click on the video below. His video has been viewed more than half a billion times on YouTube alone.

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