If There Never Was a You

"A delightfully true sentiment. Amanda has put into words how every parent feels -- big gratitude and love for all the moments we experience thanks to our beloved little ones. A beautiful message for kids to know how their presence deeply matters to us."  

Marianne Richmond, Bestselling Children’s Book Author

Available everywhere that fine books are sold. If you don't see it at your local bookstore, ask them to add it to their inventory. Also available for purchase on, Barnes &, Doylestown & Lahaska Bookshops, and


If you'd like Amanda to come to your school, bookstore, library or elsewhere for an event, please submit an author event request here:

To see a list of Amanda's upcoming events, visit her Facebook author page events section here:

Listen to Amanda’s interview on Jedlie’s wonderful Reading with Your Kids podcast here:

Read Amanda’s guest post on the Baby Librarians website here:

Read Amanda’s interview on the CLCD Read & Shine blog here:

Read the Princeton University Cotsen Children’s Library blog post about If There Never Was a You and interview with Amanda here (adorable craft instructions included):

See what Babies to Bookworms has to say about If There Never Was a You here:

Read an article about Amanda featured in the Bordentown Current newspaper here:

Listen to Amanda’s interview on the Mom Deconstructed podcast here:

See the mention of Amanda's visit in the Bronx Times: