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Before You Were Born

Swag Pack Giveaway

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“Your go-to-book for celebrating an upcoming birth.”

-CanLit for Little Canadians


"Beautifully illustrated and poignant...”

-Kirkus Reviews 


“Lullabylike....Del Rizzo brings eye-catching allure to Kerbel’s wistful welcome.”

-Publisher's Weekly

“A gorgeous, captivating, and moving story, this book will touch the hearts and mesmerize the eyes of readers both young and old. New parents will love reading this book as they prepare for and welcome new additions to their home.”

-School Library Journal


 We are so excited that our new book baby Before You Were Born will be hitting shelves in a few short weeks,

just in time for Mother’s Day! 


To celebrate, we've created some sweet swag and limited-edition art prints to give away to you, our first readers, as our way of saying ‘thank you’ for supporting Before You Were Born.
























How to Enter:


1. PRE-ORDER a copy of Before You Were Born from your book retailer of choice

—online or bricks and mortar—

before May 3rd, 2019.


2. Email us at: with a photo or scan of your proof of purchase

along with your mailing address.

(subject line: Before You Were Born Pre-Order Giveaway)


3. The Top 24 Swag Pack entries will be randomly selected from the submitted receipts on May 3, 2019.

We will announce the names of the Top 24 Swag Pack entries on May 8th

and all the gifts will be mailed out by the end of May.


*And if you enjoy our book, we would love it if you could please leave a review on the bookseller’s website or Goodreads


PLEASE NOTE: This giveaway is open to residents of Canada and the US only

(as Before You Were Born is currently only available in North America).

Shipping and Handling of prizes is free to Canadian and US residents.

One Swag Pack gift per pre-order.


Swag Packs:


Everyone who pre-orders a copy of Before You Were Born by May 3, 2019 will receive:

       * a themed bookplate autographed by the author and illustrator

      * two colouring pages based on art from the book

     * a limited-edition Before You Were Born ‘whales’ magnet (with envelope)


20 randomly selected entries will receive:

* everything listed above PLUS

      * a Before You Were Born greeting card (one of five designs suitable for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or New Baby)


3 randomly selected entries will receive:

* everything listed above PLUS

     * a limited-edition signed print, 8.5 x 11 inches and suitable for framing for a bedroom or nursery 


1 randomly selected GRAND SWAG PACK entry will receive:

* everything listed above PLUS

    * a one-of-a-kind Before You Were Born ‘Sun/Moon’ nightlight for your child’s bedroom or nursery 

     * a one-of-a-kind Before You Were Born notebook

      * a hand-written, personalized letter from Deborah Kerbel and Suzanne Del Rizzo

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