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.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.
Author: Nancy Tillman
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 10.00h x 9.80w x 0.50d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 3
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 103154 / On the Night You Were Born
Booklist 12/01/2006 pg. 55
New York Times 02/11/2007 pg. 17
School Library Journal 03/01/2007 pg. 186
Publishers Weekly 11/20/2006
About the Author
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.