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Tommy Nelson to publish new book featuring YouTube sensation,
Dude Perfect

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 12, 2021) –Tommy Nelson, a children’s book imprint within HarperCollins Christian Publishing, today announced the publication date of June 8, 2021 for “101 Dude Perfect Tricks, Tips, and Cool Stuff.”

Garnering more than 54 million YouTube subscribers and more than 12 billion video views, Dude Perfect has gone from making trick shots in their backyard to making fans all over the world. Dude Perfect has spent the last 11 years growing not only their brand, but also the trust of families and fans world-wide. After completing their first highly successful, nationally sold-out tour, the team is bringing even more Dude Perfection to readers everywhere.

Cory Cotton, Coby Cotton, Garrett Hilbert, Cody Jones, and Tyler Toney, all of whom were former college roommates at Texas A&M University, make up the YouTube sensation Dude Perfect.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled for this partnership with Dude Perfect,” said Shannon Marchese, vice president and publisher for Tommy Nelson. “’101 Tricks, Tips, and Cool Stuff’ brings the Dudes’ high energy and wild schemes into one place, ideal for fans who’ve wondered, ‘how did they do that?’ or any reader looking to learn something new. The Dudes have such fantastic charisma and we’re excited to bring that on to the page with this intensely dynamic book, that also happens to educate and inspire.”

In addition to secrets to top-notch stunts, the book teaches valuable lessons along the way, revealing the secret component to each activity—whether it’s teamwork, perseverance, patience or other timeless principles. Written for kids ages 8-12, this book provides something to do away from screens and teaches important lessons in the process.

Utilizing high-quality, four-color photography, kids will dive deep into the world of Dude Perfect, getting to know each of the 5 guys better than ever before. By following step-by-step instructions, the reader will be able to experience stunts and tricks designed by the guys themselves. Each trick is attainable, but also challenging enough to keep young people occupied for hours. Performed solo, or together as a family, this book will provide endless enjoyment with foundational support at every turn.

The deal for world rights was negotiated by Esther Fedorkevich, CEO for The Fedd Agency Inc. and signed by HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s senior vice president and Group Publisher of Children’s and Gift Books, Laura Minchew.

“Inspiring the type of fun, joy, and wonder seen in their videos, “101 Dude Perfect Tricks, Tips, and Cool Stuff” will not only teach kids the coolest trick shots, but also help them see the opportunities for adventure everywhere they go,” said Fedorkevich. “Who doesn’t want to learn to swish a full court basketball shot while blindfolded?”

“101 Dude Perfect Tricks, Tips, and Cool Stuff” (ISBN# 9781400217076) goes on sale June 8, 2021 for $28.99 wherever books are sold.

About Tommy Nelson:  Tommy Nelson® is the children’s division of Thomas Nelson. As a leading provider of Christian content, Tommy Nelson publishes a wide variety of high-quality, enjoyable products that are consistent with the teachings found in the Bible. Tommy Nelson’s award-winning products are designed to expand children’s imaginations and nurture their faith while inspiring them to develop a personal relationship with Jesus. For more information, visit

Contact: Natividad Lewis, Publicist (931) 698-9620