Sarah Ferguson launches a YouTube channel – and a children's story time special!

By Zach Harper

If you're having trouble keeping your kids entertained and find you have next to no free time during the coronavirus pandemic, Sarah Ferguson is here for you!

The Duchess of York has started a YouTube channel, where she plans to host a daily story time session to keep youngsters occupied and learning while they're isolating at home with their parents.

"Every day I'm going to do story time with Fergie," she said in an introductory video for her inaugural episode, which aired April 15.

Sarah, who is an author of several children's books, will be reading stories she's written during each episode. Given that Sarah has penned more than 20 books for youngsters, she's got lots of material to choose from.

"Don't worry, they're not very long books," she joked.

This will likely come as a very welcome surprise to royals fans, especially since the mom of two said her daily sessions will include special guests! That could mean we could see Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie doing some reading on the program, and perhaps other royals, too! As royal watchers know, Duchess Kate has long been active with her Early Years work, advocating the importance of mental health supports for children from an early age. Storytelling and reading to children are great ways to support a child, so perhaps we'll see an appearance from her, too! What a great way to possibly catch up with our favourite royals.

On April 15, the 60-year-old read from Lynley Dodd's Hairy Maclary in the first episode. You can watch that below:

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