John Lennon’s diary for sale

A school book is being auctioned in London

A school book belonging to John Lennon is to be auctioned in London.

The book, which belonged to the Beatle when he was 12 years old, is said to contain his thoughts, drawings and poems. Titled ‘My Anthology’, the book also contains an illustration entitled ‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’, which sellers claim reveals an early inspiration behind the band’s classic song ‘I Am The Walrus’.

The book is due to be actioned on April 19 at Madame Tussauds in London.

Other Beatles items being sold include a letter from Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr to Paul McCartney and an engraved silver christening bracelet.