LIC: Manon Chevallerau for You're Going to Be a Big Sibling

Event date: 
05/07/2024 - 5:00pm

Join us at Book Culture LIC at 5pm on Tuesday, May 7th, for a special FREE presentation-style event with Manon Chevallerau, expert postpartum doula and author of You're Going to Be a Big Sibling, published by Odd Dot (an imprint of Macmillan).

Everyone is welcome to come, whether you are a new parent, prospective parent, or bringing along a soon-to-be-big-sibling! Manon will be signing copies of the book and will have some activity pages to fill out for any little ones who come along. 

In order to facilitate this in-person author event, we will be partially closing the lower floor starting at 4:45pm. Please review our Safety guidelines and register for the event using this link: 


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This interactive and personalizable keepsake picture book for children is a must for welcoming a new sibling into the family!

Filled with:
*fun illustrations
*age-appropriate information
*fill-in-the-blank activities
*easy crafts
*two sticker sheets with over 50 stickers
*a keepsake cover that can be personalized with a photograph
*and more!

It's the essential resource for preparing the big-sibling-to-be for their new role. Learn kid-friendly and age-appropriate information about pregnancy and birth, about tiny newborn babies and bigger babies who can do even more activities together.

With lots of great ideas for games and crafts to do together, as well as journaling activities for the big sibling to express their feelings, this is the foundation for a strong, happy sibling relationship that will last a lifetime!

With beautiful keepsake-worthy in-book activities, it's a memory of that lead-up and first year as siblings that the family will cherish forever.

Manon Chevallerau is a seasoned postpartum doula/consultant with over two decades of experience in empowering new parents. Since 1999, she has been dedicated to providing individualized support, instilling confidence, and equipping thousands of parents with essential tools to nurture their newborns both in person and virtually. With a focus on tuning into infants' personalities, recognizing cues, and establishing routines, Manon guides parents with a post-birth support plan which entails setting up the nursery, discussing the baby registry and products, breastfeeding routines, baby care, intuitive sleep guidance to foster healthy sleep habits, and much more. Inspired by the natural births of her own children in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and New York City, Manon discovered her innate ability to offer maternal insights to support others on their journey into parenthood. Currently based in Long Island City, New York, she remains committed to being a postpartum doula through her independent practice “New Parents Journey”, supporting new families in person and virtually in their parenting journey.



Event address: 
Book Culture LIC
2609 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
You’re Going to Be a Big Sibling: Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate Your Big-Sibling Journey By Manon Chevallerau, Denise Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Manon Chevallerau, Denise Holmes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250874818
Availability: On hand at one or more locations, see product page for details
Published: Odd Dot - March 19th, 2024