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Tyra Banks' First Book Contains 'Magic' and 'Danger'

May 12, 2010 (6:41 am) GMT
The model turns an author in a book titled 'Modelland' which follows a teenager who is admitted into a modeling agency for special models.
Tyra Banks

Supermodel-turned-TV personality is expanding her business portfolio after signing a book deal for a fantasy series aimed at young adults. The "" host has secured a three-book deal with Delacorte Press for the series, entitled "Modelland".

According to industry paper Daily Variety, the books will follow a teenager who gets into an exclusive modelling academy for Intoxibellas - models who have unknown powers. Banks' first book is scheduled to hit shelves next summer.

Writing on her web site, Banks said the book is "for all the girls and guys who want a lot more FANTASY in their lives ...and some fierceness and magic, romance and mystery, crazy and wild adventures, and yeah, some danger too."

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