Otis Redding's classic song "Respect," as popularized by Aretha Franklin, is beautifully adapted to picture book form, fueling the empowered imagination of a young girl. R-E-S-P-E-C-T / Find out what it means to me R-E-S-P-E-C-T / Take care, TCB Oh (sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me, sock it to me) A little respect Respect is a children's picture book based on lyrics written and originally recorded by Otis Redding in 1965. Aretha Franklin's iconic rendition of the song later peaked at #1 onBillboard's Hot 100 chart in 1967. Redding's lyrics continue to resonate with listeners today.With lyrics by Otis Redding and illustrations by Rachel Moss, this picture book tells the story of a confident young girl (and her enthusiastic puppy) conjuring as many futures as she can dream up. She is the superhero of her story and knows that the possibilities are infinite! Packed with playful scenes of imaginary scenarios with friends,Respect is sure to leave parents and especially their young girls feeling empowered and excited about what tomorrow has in store. The Otis Redding Foundation. Redding was dedicated to improving the quality of life for his community through the education and empowerment of its youth. He provided scholarships and summer music programs which continued until his untimely death on December 10, 1967. Today, the mission of the Otis Redding Foundation, established in 2007 by Mrs. Zelma Redding, is to empower, enrich, and motivate all young people through programs involving music, writing, and instrumentation. To learn more, visit: otisreddingfoundation.org.