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

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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.

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.

Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Self-Esteem + Self-Reliance, General, Animals / General
Format: Hardcover
Author: Nancy Tillman
Language: English
TCIN: 11340545
UPC: 490590319635
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-1963
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overall: 5 out of 5 stars, see all reviews

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beautiful book

5 out of 5 stars
Lauren 5 years ago
A beautiful story of how each of us is special. Loved reading this to my kids so I bought it for a friend who is expecting. Highly recommend this book!
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Beautiful Book

5 out of 5 stars
JN 7 years ago
Received as a gift & Love it this book has beautiful illustrations & a great story!
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