The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have honoured their beautiful boy Archie on his first birthday by releasing an adorable new clip to the public.
The three-minute-long footage, was released by Save the Children UK and shows Archie sitting on his mother’s lap as she reads him Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Kroger Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld.
The clip was recorded by Prince Harry.
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“We’re going to read Duck! Rabbit! Ready? Want to open it?” Meghan asks, as Archie reaches to turn the first page.
“Good job,” Meghan said.
Fans were able to watch as little Archie listened intently to his mother read the children’s book.
“Hey look, a duck! That’s not a duck, that’s a rabbit,” she read, to which prompted a giggle from both Archie and dad Prince Harry behind the camera.
Later, the Duke of Sussex can be heard quacking in the background as Meghan reads: “Wait listen, did you hear that? I hear duck sounds”.
Archie was then filmed squirming towards the end of the book, and reaching for another one and repeatedly dropping it to his parents’ dismay.
Harry laughs and Meghan looks straight at the camera with a smirk.
The video was shared on Instagram to help raise money for Save the Children’s coronavirus appeal.
“Happy Birthday, Archie!” the charity said.
“Thank you Meghan for helping us to raise urgent funds for our coronavirus appeal by reading Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld and published by Chronicle Kids.
“As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, children’s lives are being turned upside down. By donating to Save with Stories, you can support the most vulnerable families in the UK and around the world by helping to provide early learning packs, supermarket vouchers, essential household items and virus protection … Together, we can help families get through this.”
“As they celebrate this family moment, the Duke and Duchess wanted to continue to raise awareness around the urgency of bringing food and learning resources to millions of children. The Duchess chose to read one of Archie's favourite stories,” a spokesperson for the Sussexes said.
Archie now lives with his parents in the United States after they stood down from their royal roles, and is expected to mark his birthday with Zoom calls to his aunt and uncle, Kate and William, as well as a phone call with the Queen, according to reports.
This article originally appeared on Over60.