Sir Paul McCartney is behind a series of mysterious classifieds that are used to promote his new book.
The Beatles star, 79, ran a number of advertisements in which “Grandude was looking for Nandude” in local newspapers, including the Manchester Evening News, the Liverpool Echo and the Daily Record.
Her new children’s picture book – titled Grandude’s Green Submarine – came out this week and in the ads the poster asks people to join in the search for Nandude, according to the Daily Mirror.
Clever: Sir Paul McCartney is behind a series of mysterious classifieds that are used to promote his new book
Sources told the publication that he chose specific regional newspapers because the areas they covered held “personal memories” for him.
The star was born in Liverpool and performed in Manchester with the Beatles, Wings and also as a solo artist. He has also owned High Park Farm in Kintyre, Scotland since 1966.
An ad reads: “Grandude and chillers are looking for information to find out where Nandude is …
Mysterious: The Beatles star, 79, ran a number of ads (pictured) where ‘Grandude was looking for Nandude’ in local newspapers including the Manchester Evening News, the Liverpool Echo and the Daily Record
‘Grandude and his four coolers are looking for their adventure-loving Nandude. Nandude has traversed the thickest jungles and sailed the deepest oceans, always coming back with stories to tell. But she’s gone much longer than expected!
âGrandude needs your help! Nandude loves to play her accordion. If you listen to it, you might hear it before you see it. Have you seen Nandude? # Where’s the Nandude # I’veSeenNandude! ‘
The new book will continue the adventures of Grandude and her grandchildren as they embark on a quest to find their music-loving grandmother, Nandude.
Plot: The new book will continue the adventures of Grandude and her grandchildren as they embark on a quest to reunite with their music-loving grandmother, Nandude.
In 1977 he used the pseudonym Percy ‘Thrills’ Thrillington for his album of the same name and ran equally cryptic advertisements in various British newspapers.
In a statement, Paul – who has eight grandchildren – said: “I’m really happy with the way ‘Hey Grandude! “was received because it was a very personal story for me, celebrating the Grandudes everywhere and their relationships and adventures with their grandchildren.
âI love that it has become a book read to grandchildren at bedtime all over the world. I’ve always said that if people liked the first book and there was an appetite for more, I would write more adventures for Grandude – then he’s back and this time with his special invention, the sub- green sailor from Grandude! ‘
Fun: Her new children’s picture book – called Grandude’s Green Submarine – came out this week and in the ads the poster asks people to join in the search for Nandude
Illustrator Kathryn Durst will also return to the series to draw the images for the second book.
In her own statement, she added: âI am delighted to be working with Paul again on the Grandude Green Submarine.
âI think this is the adventure book we all need during this time, when everyone is stuck at home and yearning to travel to new, exciting places.
âI really enjoyed drawing the most recent character in the book, Nandude, especially because we both share the love of the accordion! “
It comes after last week Paul and his wife Nancy Shevell were recently spotted in his hometown of Liverpool, delighting fans.
Ticket to Toxteth? It comes after the star needed a ride ticket last week after making an unlikely appearance at a bus stop in his native Liverpool.
They visited the city’s famous Lime Street station before queuing for a trip to Nowhere, Man at a bus stop in Heswell on the Wirrall.
Local resident Colin Newitt told the Liverpool Echo after seeing the family: “So we had gone to Parkgate for a meal with our son Mason when I heard my wife shout ‘look, there is Paul.’ He yelled. ‘Are you doing well.’
âI told him then that I was going to the same school as him. He asked me which one and I said Liverpool Institute. He asked me who my teacher was and said that I don’t remember but that Mr. Parker was the leader.
âThe lights then changed and we had to leave. I shouted ‘see you more’ and he said goodbye to me. He had just gotten out of a car with his daughter Stella.
Sir Paul’s appearance came after he paid tribute to Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts after his death at the age of 80 in August.
Sharing a video on Twitter, Sir Paul addressed his followers in the candid clip, hailing Charlie as “a rock” and “fantastic drummer” before revealing: “I knew he was sick, but I didn’t know. not that he was so sick. “
Charlie’s death was confirmed shortly before Beatles rocker Paul released his music video, with a statement confirming that he “passed away peacefully in hospital surrounded by family”.
Hey Paul! The star also delighted spectators at Lime Street station in Liverpool as he strolled with his glamorous wife Nancy