Meghan Markle announced on Tuesday that her children’s book was inspired by a poem she wrote for Prince Harry on Father’s Day. Today’s Karl Stefanovic burst into laughter as US correspondent Ameilia Adams provided further details on the project.
The Today co-host Allison Langston said:”Meghan Markle is joining the ranks of Roald Dahl and J.K. Rowling – oh, a stretch – by writing her first children’s book about the bond between fathers and sons,”
Mr Stefanovic asked: “Do you want to read some more or?
Ms Adams replied: “No, I think I will leave it at that.”
Ms Langston joked: “Can we get the whole book, please?
“There is also going to be an audiobook I believe.”
Ms Adams said: “Yeah, can you imagine anything better? I mean, pop it on in the car, pop it on at home when you’re cooking dinner. Meghan’s dulcet tones…reading poetry.”
Mr Stefanovic added: “They actually write poetry together!”
In a statement regarding the book the Duchess said: “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,”
She added: “‘My hope is that The Bench resonates with every family, no matter the makeup, as much as it does with mine.”
More to follow…