Hall of Fame basketball player and media lighting rod Dennis Rodman is at it once again, turning to literature. He said he is writing a children’s book.

“Dennis the Wild Bull,” is scheduled for September release. According to the book’s Web site the goal is “to relay a positive message to our countries’ youth and to his own children.”

The book is being written with the assistance of author Dustin Warburton, according to the website. Warburton has worked on children’s books before with boxers Kostya Tszyu and Jesse James Leija.

Rodman played 14 years in the National Basketball Association for five different teams and is best known for his play with the Chicago Bulls and the Detroit Pistons. He played in two all-star games, led the league in rebounding seven times, and won five championships – two with the Detroit Pistons and three with the Chicago Bulls.

Off the court, Rodman has made waves by coloring his hair, being involved in tumultuous public relationships with pop stars Madonna and Carmen Electra, and even wearing a wedding dress to an autograph signing in 1996.

At his hall-of-fame ceremony, Rodman was emotional as he apologized to his wife and children for his wild lifestyle that often left them estranged from him.

“People ask if I have any regrets as a basketball player, I have one regret; I wish I was a better father,” Rodman said.

“Dennis the Wild Bull” will not be Rodman’s first foray into being an author. His autobiography “Bad as I Wanna Be” was released in 1997.