Danica McKellar, a former star of ‘Wonder Years’, wrote a new children’s book


Wonder Years actress Danica McKellarShe is celebrating a new venture: her new book. Double Puppy TroubleThe book,, will soon be in bookstores! The actress recently took to Instagram to celebrate the children’s book release. 

McKellar Celebrates New Book: ‘This Never Gets Old’

“You guys…!! It arrived in the mail! My first official copy of my new book, ‘Double Puppy Trouble,’ woo-hoo!!!!” McKellar captioned a clip of McKellar holding the picture book.. “Fifteen years and 11 books in, this never gets old. This adorable picture book (thank you to my amazing illustrator, @joseemasse !) is perfect for ages 4-8, and sneaks some math (the power of doubling!) into a zany story of puppy mayhem, along with an important message of sibling love and teamwork.”

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McKellar shared the book’s physical copy with her viewers in her video. “It wasn’t a real book before!”The actress displayed the drawings and went through the story. “It teaches the power of doubling,” she explained, describing the main character and the magic wand she finds that gives her the power to double things—including puppies! 

McKellar Is A Math Whiz

This is not McKellar’s first book. The math book author for middle and elementary school students has earned McKellar a reputation. Her past works include Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail, Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss, Goodnight Numbers?, Bathtime Mathtime

The actress and author definitely knows what she’s talking about when it comes to mathematics. She was featured in The Wonder Years McKellar graduated from UCLA with a math major. 

A professor recruited her and another student to help him with a research project. It resulted in a new mathematical proof named the Charles-McKellar-Winn theorem. After graduating summa cum laude, McKellar went back to acting. 

The Actress Has a Ph.D.

McKellar returned to mathematics after working in Hollywood for a few years. McKellar enrolled in the University of Chicago’s graduate program and earned her Ph.D. 

McKellar’s love of math has resulted in a number of great children’s books, and parents all over are grateful to the actress for igniting an interest in mathematics in their children!

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