Duchess Meghan is adding a new role to her resume in her post-royal life.
Meghan has written her first children’s book, “The Bench, that will be published in June.
The book, described by its publisher, Random House Children’s Books, as being about “the special bond between father and son—as seen through a mother’s eyes,” is based on a Father’s Day poem that Meghan wrote to Harry.
The couple share a son, Archie, who will turn 2 on May 6.
“The Bench started as a poem I wrote for my husband on Father’s Day, the month after Archie was born,” Meghan said in a statement. “That poem became this story.”
Speaking of the book’s illustrations, done by Christian Robinson, Meghan added, “Christian layered in beautiful and ethereal watercolor illustrations that capture the warmth, joy, and comfort of the relationship between fathers and sons from all walks of life; this representation was particularly important to me, and Christian and I worked closely to depict this special bond through an inclusive lens.”
“My hope is that ‘The Bench’ resonates with every family, no matter the makeup, as much as it does with mine,” she said.
Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are raising Archie in Montecito, California, where they moved after stepping down last year from their roles as senior working members of Britain’s royal family. The Sussexes will welcome their second child, a girl, this…