Meghan Markle is adding a published author to her resume after writing the children’s book scheduled to be released on June 8.
The Secret Project of the Duchess of Sussex is titled Bench, According to the announcement of Penguin Random House and it is “A special relationship between father and son – as seen through the eyes of a mother,” the story was inspired by the relationship between Prince Harry husband Markle son Archie, who reached the age of 2 years in. Thursday The book is also illustrated by artist Christian Robinson.
“Bench Starting off as a poem I wrote for my husband on Father’s Day, a month after Archie was born. Megan, Duchess of Sussex said in a statement. Christian provides beautiful and ethereal watercolor illustrations that convey the warmth, joy and comfort of father-son relationships from all walks of life. This representation is very important to me and Christians, and I work closely to portray this special bond through the included lens. My hope is that Bench It is the same voice for every family, regardless of what makeup or do I do with me.
The book came as a surprise after the pair signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce documentaries, feature films, television series and children’s series last fall. But the move still makes sense for the soon-to-be mother of two, who told Oprah. “The most important position I’ve ever had is Mom,” Markle is set to narrate in the audiobook edition.
“Meghan’s touching message explores the relationship between father and son and is undeniable of how parents and carers feel,” said Mallory Loehr, EVP & Publisher, Random House Books for Young Readers Group in a statement. Christian art fits well with the gentle mood of Meghan’s words, and every spread fills with radiant feelings of joy and love. Bench It’s something that transcends time — it feels to be destined to be one of the books people will read for generations. ”
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