A Kid of Their Own

Publishing on February 11, 2020

A Kid of Their Own

A companion book to A Crow of His Own

Now that Clyde the rooster has mastered his crow, everyone at Sunrise Farm asks him to take it down a notch when newcomers Fran the goat and her kid, Rowdy, join the gang. How will Clyde adjust to having a new kid around?


Advance Praise:

“A sweet and unusual new-baby story with an uncommonly broadening vocabulary.” – Kirkus Reviews, STARRED review!

Read the cover reveal post at Mombian.com: A Kid of Their Own Offers “Twice the Dads and Twice the Dad Jokes”

“I’m very excited to be bringing you the official, full-cover reveal of A Kid of Their Own, by Megan Dowd Lambert, her second picture book about a group of barnyard friends and the two farmers—a gay couple—who care for them. Lambert also shares with Mombian readers a little about her motivations, the importance of language when talking about adoptive families, and why her fictional world includes both anthropomorphic animals and humans….”


A Kid of Their Own Book Launch and Author Tour! Release date: February 11, 2020

I am delighted to announce my scheduled appearances marking the release of A Kid of Their Own! Reach out to me via my Contact page if you would like to host a storytime and book-signing in your store, or at a library or school.

  • Saturday February 8 11:00 a.m. storytime and book-signing at the Northshire Bookstore, 4869 Main Street, Manchester, Ctr., VT
  • Tuesday February 11, storytime at the Cushman Scott Children’s Center, Amherst, MA (closed to the public)
  • Sunday February 16 time TBA, storytime and book-signing at the The Odyssey Bookshop, 9 College Street, South Hadley, MA
  • Friday February 21, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. storytime and book-signing at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.
  • Sunday March 1, 2020 10:30 a.m. storytime and book-signing at the Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA
  • Sunday March 1, 2019 time TBA, storytime and book-signing at Blue Bunny Books, Dedham, MA
  • Tuesday March 10, storytime visits with grades kindergarten through 3, Wildwood Elementary School, Amherst, MA (closed to the public)
  • Stay tuned for more events!