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Punky Brewster Star Sells ‘Memoir/Manual’

Today CNN broke the news that former child star Soleil Moon Frye has sold a memoir to the Penguin imprint, Dutton.

Frye will write a “memoir/manual” about her “unconventional childhood” starring in the 1980s sitcom Punky Brewster. The show’s theme is embedded in the YouTube video above. The release is scheduled for summer 2011 and her platform is already in place. The actress has built up 1.4 million followers on Twitter–asking daily questions and sharing thoughts with fans.

Here’s more from the report: She said the book will also include thematically-linked anecdotes from her experience as a parent of two young daughters. ‘I’m nostalgic and love talking about my childhood and family so what better platform to share with others than a book close to my heart,’ Frye, 33, told CNN.’”

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