“At Candlewick Press, we know that a lifelong love of reading begins when a young reader finds a story that he or she truly loves,” says Karen Lotz, president and publisher of Candlewick Press and managing director of the Walker Books Group. “That’s why we are so proud to introduce My First Book Club, where we’ll showcase our wide variety of early chapter books, each written and illustrated with great care and flair by the best talents working today, for new readers to enjoy. It all begins with My First Book Club!”