On the Day You Were Born

Hardcover | March 15, 1991

byDebra Frasier

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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

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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...

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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...

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 coa...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.38 × 8.76 × 0.28 inPublished:March 15, 1991Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152579958

ISBN - 13:9780152579951

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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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. 

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"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