On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman

On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman  (Author)

Paperback:           32 pages

Age Range:           1 – 4 years

Publisher:              MacMillan

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.

Reviews:

“Readers have the option of simply listening to Orlagh Cassidy’s warm voice, or to play a read-along version, which may appeal to developing readers. There is also a bonus track of Tillman herself reading the story. This is a lovely choice to share at bedtime and naptime.” –Parents’ Choice Awards, Parents’ Choice Recommended

“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

From the Inside Flap

“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.

Nancy Tillman is a successful greeting card designer and former advertising executive who created “On the Night You Were Born “to convey to children, at an early and impressionable age, that “You are the one and only ever you.” Nancy Tillman lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and their two children.” “