Nine Months Named Kirkus Best Informational Picture Book of 2019

Congratulations, Team Baby!

Kirkus Reviews has compiled their Best Books lists of 2019, and Miranda Paul’s and Jason Chin’s informational picture book Nine Months: Before a Baby is Born has been listed a 2019 Best Informational Picture Book.

Nine Months received four starred reviews, including one from Kirkus, in which the reviewer wrote:

“Children both young and old will be captivated by the details of fetal development and the story of a family preparing for and welcoming a new member. (bibliography) (Informational picture book. 3-8)

The full review of Nine Months is available online at Kirkus here. For the complete list of Best Books of 2019, including Best Informational books, click here.

Nine Months is available now or very soon in multiple languages, including Chinese, Korean, Slovenian, and Japanese (Japanese cover photo included below). For more information, visit Holiday House Books for Young Readers.

Nine Months is available wherever children’s books are sold—including Indiebound and local stores, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and more. A perfect baby shower or teacher gift for the holidays.