Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is releasing her first children’s book, one rooted in the relationship between Prince Harry and their son, Archie.
The book is about fathers, sons and their relationships
The Duchess of Sussex will narrate the audiobook edition
The book is based on a poem Meghan wrote for Harry on his first Father’s Day
Random House Children’s Books announced on Tuesday that The Bench will be released on June 8.
Award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson provided the pictures and Meghan will narrate the audiobook edition.
The book features a diverse group of fathers and sons and moments they share, according to a statement announcing the release.
The book grew out of a poem Meghan wrote for Harry for his first Father’s Day after Archie’s birth, the statement said.
“Christian layered in beautiful and ethereal watercolour 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.”
The book is one of several projects that Meghan and Harry have announced since stepping away from royal duties in early 2020.
Formerly an actress, Meghan narrated the Disney nature film Elephant and the couple…