Meghan Markle’s Book ‘The Bench’ Tops Bestseller List

Written by on June 18, 2021

Megan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex has one other descriptor so as to add to her title: bestselling writer!

Markle’s first youngsters’s e-book, The Bench, reached the #1 place on The New York Occasions Bestseller Checklist one week after it was revealed on June 8. The image e-book, which celebrates the particular bond between fathers and sons, tops the bestseller’s checklist on the week earlier than Father’s Day.

Markle thanked her supporters in a press release posted on her and Prince Harry’s Archewell web site. “Whereas this poem started as a love letter to my husband and son, I’m inspired to see that its common themes of affection, illustration and inclusivity are resonating with communities in all places.” 

She continued: “In some ways, pursuing a extra compassionate and equitable world begins with these core values. Equally, to depict one other facet of masculinity — one grounded in connection, emotion, and softness — is to mannequin a world that so many wish to see for his or her little kids alike. Thanks for supporting me on this particular venture.”

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Markle devoted The Bench to her husband and their son, Archie Harrison. She defined {that a} father’s day submit she wrote for Prince Harry was the inspiration behind the e-book in its announcement press launch final month. 

The e-book, illustrated by Caldecott award-winning artist Christian Robinson, options drawings of Harry and Archie feeding rescue chickens at their house in Montecito, Calif., which was seen on Oprah Winfrey’s interview special with the royal couple. The e-book additionally consists of an illustration of Meghan holding her new child daughter, Lilibet Diana, in a sling.

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