On the Night You Were Born (Paperback)
|Tillman weaves rich illustrations and comforting language to promote in children a deep sense of their own worth. Before the tale ends, children will be wiggling their toes and whispering their names in joyous celebration of their own unique wonder.|
From the Publisher:
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.
A series of lighthearted yet powerful self-esteem boosters for little children runs through this beautifully illustrated picture book. Heralding the birth of a child, the story relates how the entire natural world finds out through the calls of the weather and many animals. Polar bears, geese, and giraffes are just a few of the creatures that rejoice on hearing the name of the earth's newest arrival. With detailed, wonderfully colored illustrations.
"A beautiful tribute to the uniqueness of every child...Perfect for lap sharing with a beloved little one." 10/01/2005