The Twelve Gifts of Birth

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byCharlene Costanzo

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“Every home should have this book. Every family should read it often.”
—Lendon Smith, M.D.(Pediatrics), Portland, OR<_o3a_p>

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A wonderful, inspirational, beautifully illustrated classic, The Twelve Gifts of Birth by Charlene Costanzo offers a message of love and hope for children of all ages—and for the child in every adult. The recipient of numerous prizes and accolades—including the 1999 Glyph Best Book Award—The Twelve Gifts of Birth is a gift to be cherished, ideal for giving on birthdays, baby showers, baptisms, first communions, confirmations, and, of course, Mother’s Day.<_o3a_p>

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“Every home should have this book. Every family should read it often.”—Lendon Smith, M.D.(Pediatrics), Portland, OR A wonderful, inspirational, beautifully illustrated classic, The Twelve Gifts of Birth by Charlene Costanzo offers a message of love and hope for children of all ages—and for the child in every adult. The recipient of num...

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There is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother's arms. What was for many months a dream and a mystery is now a miraculous new person at the threshold of a life filled with possibilities.Through a tender, inspiring tale, The Twelve Gifts of Birth reveals the birthright inheritance that all children receive ...

Charlene Gorda Costanzo is an award-winning author, workshop facilitator, wife, mother of two adult daughters, and grandmother of twins. She holds a BA in Philosophy from St. Bonaventure University and an MA in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.Originally from New Jersey, she has resided in New York, Texas, Arizo...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:64 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.5 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0066211042

ISBN - 13:9780066211046

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

Customer Reviews of The Twelve Gifts of Birth

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A true treasure This is a very sweet book, with an excellent message. I find it a treasure for my son's library. It has even got a page that you can write a dedication to the person you are giving it to. I have not just bought my son one, but other friend's children as well. It is just too sweet to pass up...
Date published: 2009-12-30

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“Every home should have this book. Every family should read it often. New parents will treasure this message of hope and love.”