On the Night You Were Born

Nancy Tillman

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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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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.”

 

Because there had never been anyone like you . . . ever in the world.

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Praise for On the Night You Were Born

Praise for On the Night You Were Born:

“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

Praise for It’s Time to Sleep, My Love:

“As in On the Night You Were Born, the words directly address a young listener with comforting, fanciful imagery . . . Culminating in a final scene of a sleeping child in a floating bed under a watchful moon, this gentle, tender offering will buoy children with its strong messages of safety and love.”—Booklist

“A luxuriant bedtime retreat for children and parents alike.”—Kirkus Reviews


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About the Author

Nancy Tillman

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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On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman

Hardcover

Hardcover
Feiwel & Friends
October 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312346065
ISBN10: 0312346069
Picture Book
9 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 32 pages
Age Range: 1 to 4
Grade Range: up to p Information for Librarians

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F&P Level A-Z: M

$16.95

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners
October 2012
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427228833
ISBN10: 1427228833
Audio Run Time: 1:00
Age Range: 1 to 4
Grade Range: up to p
$5.99

Board Book

Board Book
Feiwel & Friends
January 2010
Board Book
ISBN: 9780312601553
ISBN10: 0312601557
6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, 32 pages, Includes full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 1 to 4
Grade Range: up to p
$7.99

Trade Paperback and CD

Trade Paperback and CD
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners
October 2012
Trade Paperback and CD
ISBN: 9781427226464
ISBN10: 1427226466
Picture Book
9 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, Audio Run Time: 1:00
Age Range: 1 to 4
Grade Range: up to p
$12.99
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