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On the Day You Were Born [With CD (Audio)]by Debra Frasier
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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
The modern classic On the Day You Were Born is now available with a musical CD.
Debra Frasier's modern classic On the Day You Were Born has been welcoming babies into the world for more than a decade--and has sold over a million copies. Now this favorite hardcover book comes to life with a musical CD featuring an original composition by Matthew Smith to accompany the author's moving narration.
The spinning earth, the glowing moon, the rising tides--each natural wonder appears in an evocative instrumental arrangement that makes for a moving and memorable gift, perfect to celebrate the arrival of every new baby.
Open this book and walk along the ocean shore. If you look carefully, you might find all kinds of things. Some--like shells and sea glass--will be small enough to fit in your hand. Others--like the sun and the sky and the waves--will be too big to carry home. But no matter what your journey holds, youand#8217;ll soon discover that looking for the oceanand#8217;s treasures can be as important as finding them.
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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