Octavia Spencer Pens Second Children's Book

(FOX 11) Ocatvia Spencer, best known for her role as Minny Jackson in "The Help" for which she won an Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG, and many others, also has another calling -- writing!

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Spencer created "Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective" for a children's book series. She released "The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit" in 2013, followed by the most recent "The Sweetest Heist in History" this year.

In the second installment of the series, ninja detective Randi Rhodes must solve a hard-to-prove art heist in New York City.

Spencer describes herself as a mystery fanatic and has been working on this series for more than a decade.

Fans can meet her during a book signer at 7 p.m. April 2 inside Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles.

Connect on Twitter @octaviaspencer.

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