Priscilla Presley Talks Life with Her Grandchildren and Keeping Elvis’ Memory Alive with a New Children’s Book

Priscilla Presley is ensuring younger generations — and her grandchildren — will know Elvis Presley.

In an disdainful talk with PEOPLE, a former mother of a King of Rock ‘n’ Roll non-stop adult about a arriving children’s book, Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender, and what she’s schooled from her grandchildren — dual of whom have lived with her. In March, Priscilla Presley suggested that her 8-year-old twin granddaughters, Harper and Finley, had been under her caring for some-more than 9 months. They came to stay with her when her daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, became inextricable in a tabloid-inspiring divorce from a twins’ father Michael Lockwood.


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“I’ve schooled to unequivocally listen to what [the girls are] saying,” Presley tells PEOPLE regarding what she’s schooled about a significance of family. “They have so many to minister in their opinions, their viewpoints and questions. we value that really much.” 

She’s fervent for them to review a new design book, that is formed on one of their grandfather’s many famous ballads. Originally available by Elvis Presley in 1956, a strain “Love Me Tender” highlights a special tie between primogenitor and child and immediately warranted a place in a stratosphere of good American music. Priscilla Presley wrote a design book’s endnote and is also subsidy a second book.


The twins know many about their grandfather. How famous he is, his adore of Graceland, his cinema and his songs. They can hear one of his songs on a radio and right divided know that’s his voice,” the singer pronounced of a book and a usurpation by a twins. “I can’t suppose them not fondness a book. First of all, they will now commend a pretension and secondly it’s a feel-good story of adore and usurpation and a happy ending. Isn’t that what children want?”


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Presley, 72, is fervent for relatives to review a books with their children — a fun she’s common with her grandkids.

“Both Harper and Finley suffer going to bookstores and picking out books,” she said. “They adore angel tales. When they started to review it was some-more them wanting to review to me. They like doing things for themselves and pity a stories.” 

Love Me Tender, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin, will be published by Dial Books for Young Readers on Nov. 13. 

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