On the Night You Were Born

On the Night You Were Born

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By (author) Nancy Tillman, Read by Orlagh Cassidy

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  • Publisher: Audio Renaissance, Div of Holtzbrink Publishers
  • Format: Mixed media product | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 246mm x 249mm x 13mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 30 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1427226466
  • ISBN 13: 9781427226464
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 52,188

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On the night you were born, you brought wonder and magic to the world. The moon stayed up till morning. Polar bears danced. Here is a book that celebrates the one and only ever you! Now available in its entirety in board book format, Nancy Tillman's masterpiece is perfect for acknowledging the special people in our lives that they are loved.

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Praise for "On the Night You Were Born" "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 JournalPraise 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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"You are the one and only "ever" you."

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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. 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." "