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Keith Richards writing children’s book

Check for airborne swine outside your window all you like - but yes, you read it right, Keith Richards is becoming a children's author.

The near indestructible rocker has just announced that he’ll be writing Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar, which explores the bond between kids and their grandparents, a subject Richards claims is close to his heart having become a grandfather for the fifth time.

Illustrated by his daughter Theodora, the story will be published as both a hardcover book with an accompanying CD and an ebook from 9 September by Little Brown Books for Young Readers.

Following hot on the heels of Richard’s tell-all autobiography, it seems doing lines in the Rolling Stones isn’t quite what it used to be...

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