“The Bench” is the Duchess of Sussex’s first book and will be published on 8 June. There will also be an audiobook that will be narrated by the former actress, the publisher informed.
Meghan Markle will publish a children’s book next month entitled “The Bench” on the relationship between father and son, based on her husband, Prince Harry, and the couple’s son, Archie, announced Random House Children’s Books, this Tuesday, writes the Reuters.
The book is the latest venture by Meghan and Harry, Isabel II’s grandson, since the couple abandoned their royal duties and moved to Los Angeles a year ago with their son Archie, who celebrates his second birthday at the end of this year. week.
“The Bench started out as a poem I wrote for my husband, on Father’s Day, a month after Archie’s birth. That poem became in this story”, Explains Meghan, in the same statement. “My hope is that the story will be familiar to all families.”
The Duchess of Sussex, who is pregnant with the couple’s second child, is not the first member of royalty to venture into the world of children’s literature.
The eldest son of the Queen of England, the Prince carlos, wrote “The Old Man of Lochnagar” based on stories he used to tell his younger brothers.
In January, Clarence House announced that Camila, wife of the heir to the throne, would start an online reading club, called Duchess of Cornwall’s Reading Room (“The Duchess of Cornwall’s Reading Room”).
Already Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, Prince André’s ex-wife, also wrote several children’s stories.
In the past year, since leaving Britain, Harry and Meghan have remained under media scrutiny, especially after an interview with presenter Oprah Winfrey in March of this year, in which the duchess accused the royal family of making racist comments and ignore your requests for help when you felt depressed.
After the interview, Harry returned to the UK for the funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip, who passed away last month.