People: Mar. 17, 2003

BEDTIME STORIES Is there anything this woman can't do--except retire, that is? At 44--an age when Christina Aguilera will be sitting on her porch knitting thong underwear--MADONNA has a new album, American Life, due out in April, and she just signed a deal with Penguin for a series of five kids' books. The first, The English Roses, will be published in September; it recounts the adventures of a red fox and a little prince. Madonna left her writing garret long enough to pose for a 44-page photo essay in April's W magazine.

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