The Adventures of Lupo -- Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's pooch inspires children's book


Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's dog Lupo has inspired a new range of children's books. Author Abigail King, who penned The Adventures of Lupo the Royal Dog: The Secret of Windsor Castle, has her own pooch Lily, who she takes for walks in Kensington Gardens, and when she found out Prince William and Duchess Catherine have their own hound it got her thinking about the lifestyle of royal dogs. She told website, Mail Online: "I'd seen in the papers that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge now had their very own Lilly - a black cocker spaniel named Lupo - and I started to think about what life as a royal puppy, with palaces and parks at your disposal, might be like."

'I started to think about what life as a royal puppy might be like'

Abigail couldn't get the thought out of her mind and it helped her to create characters and tales for a book.

She added: "Over the next few months, the idea never strayed far from my mind. I began to see the scope for mystery and adventure - secret passageways and tunnels in royal palaces, portals to other times. A royal menagerie of characters began to form in my head."

The book will hit bookshelves in September and another three stories will follow shortly after.

- Bang Showbiz

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