Beatle Ringo Starr turns children’s author

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


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


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…

Read more…


Comments ()

Please read our Chat guidelines.