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 child.
2022 Praiseworthy Awards, FINALIST: Picture Book
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 is the author of more than forty books and plays, including Goodbye, I Love You and Will You Still Be My Daughter. She has been a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Good Morning, America, and was featured in People Magazine. She lives in Walnut Creek, California.
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.