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On the Day You Were Born

by Debra Frasier

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | March 15, 1991 | Picture Books |

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In simple words and radiant collages, Debra Frasier celebrates the natural miracles of the earth and extends an exuberant welcome to each member of our human family. Accompanied by a detailed glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this is an unforgettable book.   "A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it."--School Library Journal

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 40 Pages, 10.63 × 8.27 × 0 in

Published: March 15, 1991

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0152579958

ISBN - 13: 9780152579951

Found in: Earth Sciences
Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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On the Day You Were Born

On the Day You Were Born

by Debra Frasier

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 40 Pages, 10.63 × 8.27 × 0 in

Published: March 15, 1991

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0152579958

ISBN - 13: 9780152579951

From the Publisher

In simple words and radiant collages, Debra Frasier celebrates the natural miracles of the earth and extends an exuberant welcome to each member of our human family. Accompanied by a detailed glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this is an unforgettable book.   "A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it."--School Library Journal

About the Author

DEBRA FRASIER is the creator of Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster and its companion book, The Incredible Water Show, as well as Out of the Ocean. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
 

DEBRA FRASIER''S debut picture book, On the Day You Were Born, has become a perennial classic for welcoming new babies and celebrating families. Her other books include Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster, A Birthday Cake is No Ordinary Cake, The Incredible Water Show, and Out of the Ocean. She was born and raised on the Atlantic coast of Florida and now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
www.debrafrasier.com

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When you were born, the moon was rising softly against the velvety sky, the waves were undulating under its silvery glow and the stars twinkled with joy at your coming! On the Day You Were Born is Debra Frasier's beautiful tribute to your child and his or her day of birth - not just because of the happiness your family experienced but also because to enter the world is to engage with the rhythms of the universe. A Parents' Choice Award-winner for its marvelously crafted cut-paper illustrations, this exquisite gift book makes a beautiful statement of the spiritual connectedness between the earth, the moon and your baby.

 

Editorial Reviews

"A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it." --School Library Journal (starred review)
 
"Reading this picture book aloud to a child, even the most jaded among us may feel again the sheer miracle of our human existence. A+" --Entertainment Weekly

 


Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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