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Before I Was Your Mother

Kathryn Lasky, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)


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To Katie, it seems as if her mother has always been her mother, with her bills to pay and to-do lists--but in fact, her mother was once a little girl, just like Katie! Celebrate the joy of being a girl and the special love that mothers and daughters share.

Praise For Before I Was Your Mother

"Beautifully written . . . Promises to become a bedtime favorite."--School Library Journal

Clarion Books, 9780152058425, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2007

About the Author

Kathryn Lasky's many books for young people have received such honors as the Parents' Choice Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and a Newbery Honor citation. Her picture books include Sugaring Time, The Emperor's Old Clothes, A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain, and Marven of the Great North Woods. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband, photographer and filmmaker Christopher Knight.

LeUyen Pham is a New York Times bestselling illustrator who has created many books for children. She lives with her family in San Francisco, California. You can visit her online at