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Here she is, world . . .

Chloe Beth Asch; photo by Dorian Asch

Our granddaughter Chloe was born last Thursday night. Miles seems just fine with her. Have you guys heard about “The Baby’s Gift”? It’s where the dethroned only child goes to hospital and gets a present from the newborn. Retail doesn’t miss a trick.

(At least it’s better than The Diaper Game. I am never going to a baby shower again.)

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. Victoria Stapleton says:

    That is the cuuuuutest little bebe. It almost makes me want one. Mazel Tov!

  2. Congratulations!!!!!!!

  3. Mazel tov! What a blessing for your family. A boy and now a girl–lovely!

  4. Elena Abós says:

    Congratulations, grampa Roger. She is beautiful.

  5. Congratulations, Roger and Richard! I have a lot of trouble imagining you at a baby shower, however. Can’t stand them myself. Does that make me a bad person?

  6. How splendid! Congratulations and best wishes to you and Richard.

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