Sir Paul McCartney has drawn inspiration from his Beatles heyday for his contemporary youngsters’s image book.
The rock icon has penned Grandude’s Inexperienced Submarine, a apply-up to his first release, 2019’s Howdy Grandude!, with the contemporary book’s title an obvious nod to the Fab Four’s Yellow Submarine engaging film and accompanying album of the an identical name, launched in the gradual 1960s.
McCartney’s most up-to-date epic follows Grandude and his grandchildren “on a quest to search out their music-loving grandmother, Nandude,” in keeping with a assertion.
“I am in actuality satisfied with how HEY GRANDUDE! was once obtained, as this was once a in point of fact private epic for me, celebrating Grandudes all around the distance and their relationships and adventures with their grandchildren,” the singer shared in an announcement.
“I take care of that it has turn out to be a book read to grandkids at bedtime all spherical the sector. I continuously said if people preferred the most important book and there was once an appetite for added, I would write some additional adventures for Grandude – so he is lend a hand and this time alongside with his special invention, Grandude’s green submarine!”
The contemporary book will again be illustrated by Kathryn Durst, who added, “I am so overjoyed to be participating with Paul again on Grandude’s Inexperienced Submarine. I suspect right here’s the journey book all of us need right through this time, when everyone is caught at home and longing to inch to appealing contemporary places. I in actuality loved drawing the most up-to-date character in the book, Nandude, particularly on yarn of we both share a take care of of playing the accordion!”
Grandude’s Inexperienced Submarine, to be published in the U.S. by officials at Random Condo Formative years’s Books, and in Britain by Penguin Random Condo Formative years’s UK, will hit retailers in September.