Welcome to Authors & Illustrators in Action

Thank you for sharing your contact info with us. You're now a bonafide member of Authors & Illustrators in Action!

Are you ready to get started?

Below are a few easy ways to get involved today.

Spread the Word
Your voice and your influence are powerful tools to help kids in need.
  • Tell any Title I schools and programs serving kids in need you work with about First Book! Download and share this flyer for details on who can sign up and how programs benefit from joining First Book.
  • Showcase First Book on your website. Find logos and other infographics here.
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Make a Gift
Large or small, First Book counts on donations and fundraisers to carry out our important mission.
Celebrate Friendiversary with Mo Willems' Elephant & Piggie!
Friendiversary is an annual celebration of two of our favorite things: friendship and reading.

Since 2012, we’ve teamed up with Mo & Cher Willems to provide children in under-served communities with Elephant & Piggie books and activities to help kids celebrate friendship and develop a love of reading.