Sir Paul McCartney talks Christmas on the new Penguin Podcast

The former Beatle talks to Nihal Arthanayake about the joy in creating his very own children’s books and how he persuaded John Lennon to believe in himself. 

Rock legend Sir Paul McCartney is renowned for his songwriting genius and his ability to fill stadiums and top the chart.

This year, he turned his pen to children’s books with the brilliant Hey Grandude, inspired by his relationship with his own Grandkids.  

In this special Christmas edition of The Penguin Podcast, McCartney discusses growing up in Liverpool, the books he read to his children when they were young and his favourite Christmas traditions. 

Hey Grandude by Paul McCartney is out now. 


The Penguin Podcast is available to stream on the following platforms: Soundcloud | Acast | Audioboom


Hey Grandude!
Hey Grandude!
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Hey Grandude! written and read by Paul McCartney.

From Paul McCartney - an action-packed book celebrating the fun grandparents and grandkids can get up to.

See the compass needle spin - let the magic fun begin!

Meet Grandude - a super-cool, intrepid-explorer grandfather with some amazing tricks up his sleeve...

Grandude is a one-of-a-kind adventurer! With his magic compass he whisks his four grandkids off on whirlwind adventures, taking them all around the globe. . .

Join them as they ride flying fish, dodge stampedes, and escape avalanches!

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