Meghan Markle writes a children’s book called ‘The Bench’

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Meghan Markle writes a children’s book called ‘The Bench’ about the relationship between fathers and sons, inspired by a poem she wrote for Harry after Archie was born and illustrated with images of a red-haired soldier

  • Duchess of Sussex, 39, said the book – released June 8 – would explore the ‘special bond between father and son’
  • She said the book ‘started as a poem I wrote for my husband on Father’s Day, the month after Archie was born’
  • Meghan spoke of her hope that the illustrated book ‘resonates with every family, regardless of composition’

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Meghan Markle announced today that she has written a children’s book called The Bench, which is inspired by Prince Harry and her son Archie.

The Duchess of Sussex, 39, said the book would explore the ‘special bond between father and son’ as seen through the eyes of a mother.

The story, which will be released on June 8, will be illustrated by bestselling artist Christian Robinson and published by Penguin Random House.

Meghan said in a statement: ‘The Bench started as a poem I wrote for my husband on Father’s Day, the month after Archie was born.

That poem became this story. Christian layered in beautiful and ethereal watercolor illustrations depicting the warmth, joy and comfort of the relationship between fathers and sons from all walks of life; this performance was particularly important to me, and Christian and I worked closely together to portray this special bond through an inclusive lens.

“I hope The Bench resonates as well with every family, regardless of makeup, as it does with mine.”

The Duchess of Sussex said the book would explore the 'special bond between father and son' as 'seen through a mother's eyes'

The Duchess of Sussex said the book would explore the ‘special bond between father and son’ as ‘seen through a mother’s eyes’

A press release reads: “ Inspired by her own husband and son, the debut of The Duchess of Sussex poignantly captures the evolving and growing relationship between fathers and sons and reminds us of the many ways in which love can be shaped and expressed. be in a modern family.

The Bench evokes a deep sense of warmth, connection and compassion and gives readers a glimpse into shared and enduring moments between a diverse group of fathers and sons – moments of peace and reflection, trust and faith, discovery and learning, and lasting comfort. ‘

The press statement described the Duchess of Sussex as a “mother, wife, feminist and activist” who “currently lives in her home state of California with her family, two dogs and a growing flock of rescue chickens.”

Meghan said in a statement: '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: ‘The Bench started as a poem I wrote for my husband on Father’s Day, the month after Archie was born’

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