Beatle Ringo Starr turns children’s author

New book to be based on lyrics of 'Octopus's Garden'

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Move over, Thomas the Tank Engine. It’s all about the Octopus’s Garden now.

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Ringo Starr, famed for his Thomas voiceover (not to mention a spot of drumming) has given permission for a children’s book to be based on the Beatles song that he penned.

The picture book will include a CD featuring music from Starr that has not been released previously. 

The book will be published on October 24.

In a statement about the book, Ringo said: “It gives me great pleasure to collaborate with Simon & Schuster for the further adventures of Octopus’s Garden. Peace and love.”

Altogether now: I’d like to be under the sea, in an octopus’s garden in the shade…

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