Keith Richards is writing a children's book with his daughter.
Keith Richards is writing a children's book with his daughter.

Keith Richards is writing a children's book

KEITH Richard has teamed up with his daughter Theodora to create a children's picture book based on his childhood.
Keith Richards is writing a children's book.

The Rolling Stones legend has teamed up with his daughter Theodora to create a picture book 'Gus and Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar', which will be based on his own life.

The story is about the 70-year-old guitarist's grandfather Theodore Augustus Dupree - also known as Gus - who played in a jazz big band and introduced Keith to the world of music.

Keith said: "I have just become a grandfather for the fifth time, so I know what I'm talking about. The bond, the special bond, between kids and grandparents is unique and should be treasured.

"This is a story of one of those magical moments. May I be as great a grandfather as Gus was to me."

Theodora, 28, who is named after Gus, will be illustrating the book inspired by photographs of Keith's childhood.

She said: "When I found out they wanted me to be a part of this project, my immediate instinct was to say yes, and I am so happy I did. To be able to explore my father's relationship with his grandfather was a gift in itself."

The picture story is being published by Little, Brown Book Group and is set for release on September 9.


A profitable partnership

A profitable partnership

East Ballina Lions and Ballina Fair partner to support farmers

Keeping the heart beating

Keeping the heart beating

Bike ride to raise AED awareness

Skatefest going ahead

Skatefest going ahead

Fair Go Skatefest to run again this year

Local Partners