On The Night You Were Born

Hardcover | October 17, 2006

byNancy TillmanIllustratorNancy Tillman

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On the night you were born,
the moon smiled with such wonder
that the stars peeked in to see you
and the night wind whispered.
"Life will never be the same."

On the night you were born, the whole world came alive with thanksgiving. The moon stayed up till morning. The geese flew home to celebrate. Polar bears danced.

On the night you were born you brought wonder and magic to the world. Here is a book that celebrates you. It is meant to be carried wherever life takes you, over all the roads, through all the years.

This debut picture book by Nancy Tillman has touched the hearts of readers of all ages, from the youngest readers, to new mothers, to grandparents. A New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestselling book, On the Night You Were Born is sure to be a beloved addition to family libraries.

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On the night you were born,the moon smiled with such wonderthat the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered."Life will never be the same."On the night you were born, the whole world came alive with thanksgiving. The moon stayed up till morning. The geese flew home to celebrate. Polar bears danced.On the night you were b...

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On the night you were born,the moon smiled with such wonderthat the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered."Life will never be the same."On the night you were born, the whole world came alive with thanksgiving. The moon stayed up till morning. The geese flew home to celebrate. Polar bears danced.On the night you were b...

Nancy Tillman is the author and illustrator of the New York Times best-selling picture book On the Night You Were Born and its companion journal, The Wonder of You: A Book for Celebrating Baby's First Year. Her other books include Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You, The Spirit of Christmas and Tumford the Terrible. A former adver...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.14 × 10.06 × 0.42 inPublished:October 17, 2006Publisher:Feiwel & FriendsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312346069

ISBN - 13:9780312346065

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Read from the Book

On the night you were born,

the moon smiled with such wonder

that the stars peeked in to see you

and the night wind whispered.

“Life will never be the same.”

 

Because there had never been anyone like you . . . ever in the world.

Editorial Reviews

"This is one of those rare baby books that make both skeptics and sentimentalists of all ages happy." -Publishers Weekly

"A beautiful tribute to the uniqueness of every child." -Kirkus Reviews

"Many parents will welcome this opportunity to tell their children how special and loved they are." -Booklist

"Rhyming text extols and celebrates the uniqueness of a newborn." -School Library Journal