Ryan Howard may be making a tough go of it on the baseball field, but you can't knock him when it comes to his true passion — kids.

Wednesday before Philly's matinee against the Cubs, Ryan Howard and his wife Krystle hosted over 3,000 kids from local elementary schools and read (and acted out passages) from his kids books about the "Little Rhino."

Howard couldn't help but flash his million dollar smile (or, technically $25 milion).