You Were the First

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You Were the First

By Patricia MacLachlan; Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator)

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780316185332, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 24, 2013

"You will always be the first..."
A touching tribute to baby's early milestones -- those unforgettable moments that will always be cherished. From first smiles to first cuddles and even to that first kiss, here's a loving ode to every child's -- and parent's -- momentous "firsts.

About the Author
Patricia Maclachlan is the author of many beloved children's books, including "Sarah, Plain and Tall," which won the Newbery Medal in 1986, several other bestselling books in the Sarah series, and picture books including "All the Places to ""Love," "What You Know First," "Your Moon, ""My Moon," and "Before You Came," co-authored with her daughter. A board member of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, she lives with her husband in Massachusetts. They have five grandchildren-all of whom are firsts in her heart.

Stephanie Graegin is the illustrator of "Don't Feed the Baby," "Water in the Park," "Happy Birthday, Bunny! "and several other books. She studied fine arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and went on to attend the Pratt Institute, where she received a master of fine arts in printmaking. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. You can visit her online at