- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle invited a girl, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, on June 4.
- After four days, on June 8, Meghan delivered a kids’ book, The Bench.
The duchess was (naturally) somewhat caught up with during the previous week when the book arrived at the No. 1 spot on The New York Times smash hit list for kids’ books. On Wednesday, she posted a card to say thanks to the Archewell site, which read:
“While this sonnet started as an affection letter to my significant other and child, I’m urged to see that its general topics of adoration, portrayal, and inclusivity are resounding with networks all over the place. From multiple perspectives, I sought a more sympathetic and evenhanded world that starts with these guiding principles.
Similarly, to portray another side of manliness — one grounded in association, feeling, and sheer quality—is to display a world that so many might want to see for their children and girls the same. Much thanks to you for supporting me in this extraordinary venture.”
As the site noticed, The Bench was distributed in organization with Random House Children’s Books in the U.S., Tundra Books in Canada, and Puffin in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India, and South Africa.
Christin Robinson showed the book.
“Christian layered in wonderful and ethereal watercolor outlines that catch the glow, delight, and solace of the connection among fathers and children from varying backgrounds,” Meghan expressed in the official statement, per People.
“This portrayal was especially imperative to me, and Christian and I worked near portray this unique bond through a total focal point. I expect that The Bench reverberates with each family, regardless of the cosmetics, however much it does with mine.”