This beautifully illustrated popular poem about that tender moment when a parent looks into their baby’s eyes for the first time is the perfect gift book for new parents, and it will be read many times to that beloved baby.
Beloved author of The Lesson, Will You Still Be My Daughter, and I’ll Walk with You, Carol Lynn Pearson is known for her tender and heartfelt stories. Her newest book, illustrating her poem titled Day-Old Child, will enchant adults and children alike. Observe the moment of utter joy when a parent first looks into their newborn baby’s eyes or embraces that first snuggle. Captured with endearing illustrations and representing parents from all walks of life, Day-Old Child reminds us of our closeness to God, whether we’re long in the tooth or brand new to the world.
Carol Lynn Pearson has been a professional writer, speaker, and performer for many years. In addition to her volumes of poetry, she is well known for such books as The Ghost of Eternal Polygamy; her memoir Goodbye, I Love You; Consider the Butterfly, which was a finalist in the inspiration/spiritual category of the 2002 Independent Publishers Book Awards; and a series of inspirational books that began with The Lesson. Carol Lynn has been a guest on such programs as The Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning, America and has been featured in People magazine. She has a master of arts in theater, is the mother of four grown children, and lives in Northern California. Visit her at www.carollynnpearson.com.
Corey Egbert is a freelance illustrator and the author of If Dinosaurs Could Talk for Me. He grew up in California and Utah, received his BA from Southern Virginia University, and is currently pursuing an MFA in illustration from Syracuse University in New York. He lives in Virginia with his wife, son, and two cats.
- Publisher : Gibbs Smith; Illustrated edition (March 9, 2021)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 32 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1423655338
- ISBN-13 : 978-1423655336
- Reading age : 3 – 8 years
- Grade level : 1 – 2
- Item Weight : 13.6 ounces
- Dimensions : 9.3 x 0.5 x 10.1 inches