On the Night You Were Born

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Macmillan, Oct 17, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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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Excellent book for a new baby!!

User Review  - Babe5299 - Target

Bought this book for my granddaughter on the night she was born - it brings tears to my eyes to read it and I have it for my youngest as well -makes a great keepsake! Read full review

Good childrens book

User Review  - ellenmr - Overstock.com

I read this to my little girl until she was old enough to read it herself Read full review

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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 advertising executive, Tillman now writes and illustrates full-time. She lives in Tualatin, Oregon.

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