London (APD) - The parents of
McCann, who has been missing
for more than
want to write a
about the search for their daughter. The book will carry the simple
title of "Madeleine" and will be published on 28 April 2011,
about four years after the disappearance of the child, said the
publisher Transworld this Sunday in London.
The proceedings from the sale will go to the
to search for "Maddie", who has been specially set up by the family. The
British media reported a few days ago that the money in the fund -
mostly donations from around the world - would be depleted next year.
Several publishers fought for the rights to publish the book.
"The reason why I am writing this book is simple - to give an account of
the truth," said
McCann, Madeleine's mother. "For us there is nothing
more important than to find our little girl." Her husband
said he hoped that the book could help solving of the case. "Our hope is
that people who have useful information - knowingly or unknowingly -
will report and share it with
The then nearly
child, Madeleine, disappeared from a hotel
the British family were on holiday in Portugal in 2007. The parents went
to have dinner that night in the
vicinity. A highly media-covered search
The case has not yet been solved. The couple were accused several times,
of the possibility of having simulated the kidnapping of Madeleine
themselves, after they had found the child dead in the apartment. The
family denies it.