A sneak peek of Meghan Markle’s coming children’s book reveals that Prince Harry and her son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, have inspired more than just the plot.
An illustration of the father and toddler appears on the inside page of The Bench, the Duchess of Sussex’s family-friendly read, which will be released this month.
A glimpse of the book’s inside cover was shared by US photographer Gray Malin, who was gifted an advance copy by the former actress’s office.
The artist, who is known to be a friend of the duchess, uploaded two short videos to his personal Instagram account of the book, which will released on Tuesday, June 8.
“Received some royal mail. Congrats on your new book, M!” Malin captioned the first clip, which shows the front cover of The Bench.
In a second video, a personal note signed by Meghan is pinned above an illustration of a bearded Prince Harry holding hands with a red-haired Archie.
“From one parent to another – all my love from my family to yours. As ever, Meghan,” the note from the duchess, 39, read.
A memo attached to the front cover added: “With compliments of The Office of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Please enjoy the advanced copy on behalf of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.”
The Bench, which was first announced last month, centres…