Why Meghan Markle has an exciting week ahead of her – details

Why Meghan Markle has an exciting week ahead of her - details

> The Duchess of Sussex’s debut children’s book, The Bench, will be released next week

The Duchess of Sussex has a very exciting week ahead of her – her debut book is being released in a matter of days.

It was announced in May that Meghan has penned her very first children’s story, The Bench, which will be published by Random House Children’s Books on Tuesday 8 June.

The book was inspired by Meghan’s husband Prince Harry and their firstborn Archie. It’s about the “special bond between father and son – as seen through a mother’s eyes”.


Beautifully illustrated by bestselling artist, Christian Robinson, one picture in the book shows a weeping woman watching through a ground floor window as a red-haired soldier, in army combat uniform, throws his son in the air, having just returned home after a lengthy period away.

Last month, Harry and Meghan celebrated Archie’s second birthday, sharing a new photo on their Archewell website of the little boy holding a huge bunch of balloons. The couple also marked their third wedding anniversary on 19 May.

The Duchess is due to give birth to a baby girl this summer, who will be eighth-in-line to the throne after her big brother Archie

The Sussexes live in Montecito, Santa Barbara after stepping back from royal duties in March 2020.

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