On The Day You Were Born by Debra FrasierOn The Day You Were Born by Debra Frasier

On The Day You Were Born

byDebra Frasier

Hardcover | March 15, 1991

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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
Debra Frasier's 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 .
Title:On The Day You Were BornFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 0.28 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 11 × 0.28 inPublished:March 15, 1991Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152579958

ISBN - 13:9780152579951


Rated 3 out of 5 by from very educational Educational and the images have a meaning behind them. Not my favorite book and my kids didn't have much interest in it. Neither did the story or the images catch their attention.
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it! great book for kids and love the images!
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely book I have this book committed to memory, it is so beautifully written.
Date published: 2017-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful This is a great book that kept my 2 year old's attention while introducing her to new words. Very beautifully written and neat images.
Date published: 2015-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great gift for a childs birthday or to new parents A beautifully written celebration of the day a new baby enters the world. I gave this book to my son for his first birthday, and would highly recommend it for any parent to give to his or her child. This book offers a reminder of what a blessing our children really are.
Date published: 2008-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beautiful Book! A Great Gift! The beautiful words and wonderful illustrations work together in this book to celebrate the anticipation, excitement and miracle of birth! I have given this book to friends who have become new parents. They frequently remark how special this book is since it always reminds them of the day their children were born (and it has moved them to tears as well). I am not a parent (yet) but it brings tears to my eyes everytime I read it to my second grade class. I use it to remind my students how special they are and how the day of their birth was a gift to all of us.
Date published: 2001-03-16

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. 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

"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