“You Are New” by Lucy Knisley ′09 a New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019

December 28, 2019

The New York Times has released its top 25 children’s books of 2019, and You Are New (Chronicle Books) by Lucy Knisley ′09 has been selected. The list includes other great cartoonists such as Dylan Meconis for Queen of the Sea (Walker Books), Sara Varon for Hold Hands (First Second), Raina Telgemeier for Guts (Scholastic), and Ryan Andrews for This Was Our Pact (First Second).

“A delightfully assured debut picture book . . . a true standout.”

The New York Times

You Are New is a picture book celebrating the joys of having and being a baby. Her second book, Relish (First Second, 2013)—about her obsession and life with food—was a New York Times Bestseller.

"You Are New" spread by Lucy Knisley

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