It turns out “The Bench” isn’t Meghan Markle’s first foray into children’s literature. Photo / Getty Images/Twitter
A children’s book written by The Duchess of Sussex as a school pupil has resurfaced.
The 39-year-old royal, who shares son Archie, 2, and 2-week-old daughter Lilibet with her husband Prince Harry, recently released “The Bench”, a picture book for children.
However, that book is not her first foray into children’s literature, as her earlier writing efforts have been revealed by the US Library of Congress.
US Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden revealed on Twitter that Meghan had submitted a book titled “A Face Without Freckles… Is a Night Without Stars” to the US Copyright Office in 1996.
“Did you know Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, wrote a book in 8th grade titled, ‘A Face Without Freckles… Is a Night Without Stars’. She extols the wonder of freckles with drawings and verse. Meghan submitted it to the @CopyrightOffice in 1996,” Hayden wrote on the social media platform.
The librarian included a brief extract from the book as well as introductory note about…