May 7, 2021


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Meghan Markle announces the details of her first children’s book, The Bench

Meghan Markle has announced its plans to launch its first children’s book.

It was revealed on Tuesday that the Duchess of Sussex’s first book, The Bench, will be published June 8, focusing on the “relationship between parents and children in all walks of life.”

“The bank started as a poem I wrote for my husband on Father’s Day, the month after Archie’s birth,” Meghan explained in a statement.

“Christian [Robinson, the book’s illustrator] in layers with beautiful and ethereal watercolor illustrations that capture the warmth, joy and comfort of the relationship between parents and children from all walks of life. “

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Meghan Markle at the 2019 Lion King premiere

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Said the couple when his deal with Netflix was first announced that they would produce “content that informs, but also gives hope,” from documentaries and scripted documentaries, to children’s features and programming.

Meghan and Harry also have an extra deal Spotify to host and produce their own shows with the music streaming service and podcasts.