Paul McCartney takes on new adventures in the Green Submarine sequel to the Grandude picture book
Grandude is back for more adventure!
Two years after the release of Paul McCartneythe first picture book, Hey Grandude!, the 79-year-old musician dropped the continuation of the beloved story, Grandude green submarine.
The children’s book, released Tuesday, follows Grandude – who was inspired by a nickname given to her by McCartney’s eight grandchildren, and her grandchildren (or “Chillers” as McCartney calls them) as they leave. on a trip to find their music-loving grandmother. , Nandude.
“I’m really happy with the way Hey Grandude! was received because it was a very personal story for me, celebrating Grandudes everywhere and their relationships and adventures with their grandchildren, âthe music icon said in a statement. become a book read to grandchildren at bedtime all around the world. “
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“I always said that if people liked the first book and there was an appetite for more, I would write more adventures for Grandude – then he’s back and this time with his special invention, the sub -marin vert de Grandude! ” McCartney added.
Canadian artist Kathryn Durst, who also did the illustrations for McCartney’s first picture book, said she was âdelightedâ to collaborate with the Beatles musician again on the second installment of the Grandude series.
âI think this is the adventure book we all need during this time, when everyone is stuck at home and yearning to travel to new, exciting places,â she said in a statement. . “I really enjoyed drawing the most recent character in the book, Nandude, especially because we both share the love of playing the accordion!”
Grandude green submarine, published under the Random House Books for Young Readers brand, is available now.