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On the Day You Were Born [With CD (Audio)]by Debra Frasier
Synopses & Reviews
As everyone knows, nothing is sweeter than tiny baby fingers and chubby baby toes. . . . And here, from two of the most gifted picture-book creators of our time, is a celebration of baby fingers, baby toes, and the joy theyand#151;and the babies they belong toand#151;bring to everyone, everywhere, all over the world!
and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;This is aand#160;gorgeously simple picture book for very young children, and once you finish the rhythmic, rhyming text, all youand#8217;ll want to do is go back to the beginning . . . and read it again!and#160;Theand#160;luminous watercolor illustrations of these roly-poly little ones from a variety of backgrounds are adorable, quirky, and trueand#160;to life, right down to the wrinkles, dimples, and pudges in their completely squishable arms, legs, and tummies.
A fresh redesign of a twenty-year bestselling favorite about the wonders of nature, gravity, tides, and migration, as well as the preciousness of lifeand#8212;the perfect gift for baby showers, and expecting parents.
A perennial best-selling favorite about the wonders of nature, gravity, tides, and migration, as well as the welcome of a new baby. This edition now includes a fresh redesign; a CD with a reading by the author and an original musical composition; and additional content that offers creative ways for families to celebrate their childs arrival. The perfect gift for baby showers and expectant parents.
A modern nursery rhyme about the things babies everywhere have in common
A joyous companion to the bestsellingand#160;On the Day You Were Born
Welcome aboard our spinning Earth as it travels on its immense journey around the Sun. Bring a bowl--and come along! Help collect the ingredients for a cake as big as a year, and see how every circle around the Sun . . . equals one. One what? One birthday cake!
For fifteen years, On the Day You Were Born has been the classic book to welcome new babies into the world. Now, this jubilant companion celebrates every year thereafter in the life of a child--and of our great green planet Earth.
Includes delicious cake and frosting recipes, explanations of how the years are marked in nature, and a section called "How many days to your birthday?" so kids can actually find their own special day.
In simple words and radiant collages, Debra Frasier celebrates the natural miracles of the earth and extends an exuberant welcome to each member of our human family. Accompanied by a detailed glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this is an unforgettable book.
and#8220;A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it.and#8221;--School Library Journal
About the Author
MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes,andnbsp;Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.
HELEN OXENBURY is the world-class illustrator of dozens of beloved picture books, includingandnbsp;Michael Rosenand#39;s Weand#39;re Going on a Bear Hunt, Phyllis Rootand#39;s Big Momma Makes the World,andnbsp;which wonandnbsp;the Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award, and her own Tom and Pippo series. She lives in London, England.
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