Metta World Peace has released a children's book entitled "Metta's Bedtime Stories."
Available via createspace.com, "Metta's Bedtime Stories" was "written to help children think about daily events in a positive light."
World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, has played the last four seasons with the Lakers -- winning his first title in 2010 against the Boston Celtics.
Outside of basketball, World Peace is a spokesman for mental health, currently collaborating with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health with his "Talk It Out" campaign.
His children's book includes five stories: "I'm Afraid of the Dark," "Mud in My Bed," "One Wish," "Reach for the Sky" and "Tomorrow."