Michelle Obama's Book Delayed

'American Grown' will now be released on May 1 for $30

The first lady's gardening book, which was previously set for an April 10 release date, is now set for publication May 1, 2012.

Obama's book will tell, "The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America," as the subtitle says. It will include personal anecdotes, recipes, and photographs from Quentin Bacon (who has shot for Mario Batali and Ina Garten).

Reportedly, the 256-page hardcover will go for $30. Obama will be on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight, Jan. 31, promoting the book and getting Leno to eat some vegetables.

Check out the updated cover below, courtesy of Crown Publishing Group.

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