Always Your Stepdad (Hardcover)

Always Your Stepdad By Stephanie Stansbie, Tatiana Kamshilina (Illustrator) Cover Image

Always Your Stepdad (Hardcover)


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A heartwarming picture book about the unique bond between a stepfather and his stepchild.

I’d missed your first steps and your wobbly walk,
But you took my whole heart in your hand.

The special relationship of stepdads and stepkids is celebrated in this gentle and loving tribute to blended families. Showing joy-filled scenes of family life and milestones, this book is ideal for every child of a loving stepfather. It's the perfect way to say: "If I had been there on your very first day, I could never have treasured you more."

Also available: Always Your Stepmom
STEPHANIE STANSBIE has been a children’s book editor for more than twenty years, and an author for the last ten. She adores editing and writing in equal measure and has always worked on illustrated books, where the art is as important as the word. Stephanie lost her dad when she was one but gained a brilliant new one at the age of five. Always Your Stepdad and Always your Stepmom were inspired by their relationship. She lives in Oxford, England, and enjoys sewing, dancing and goofing about with her family. Follow her on Instagram at @stephstansbie.

TATIANA KAMSHILNA is an illustrator and animator based in Russia. Her work is often inspired by nature, animals, everyday life, dreams, and folklore. She mostly works digitally, using textures from traditional materials. See more of her work on Instagram at @tatianakawkaw.

Product Details ISBN: 9780593709115
ISBN-10: 059370911X
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 9th, 2024
Pages: 32
Language: English
"A gentle and encouraging story with suggestions on how to create a loving blended family."—Kirkus

"A scrapbook aesthetic punctuates this familial reminiscence.” —Publishers Weekly