A beloved classic for more than twenty years, this luminous new edition includes a note from the author, an audio download that includes a reading of the story and original music, and a refreshed jacket design.
In simple words and radiant collages, Debra Frasier celebrates the earth and extends an exuberant welcome to each member of our human family. Accompanied by a glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this unforgettable book affirms the special place each child holds in the world.
About the Author
Debra Frasier's picture book, On the Day You Were Born, has become a perennial classic for welcoming new babies and celebrating families. Her other books include Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster, A Birthday Cake is No Ordinary Cake, The Incredible Water Show, and Out of the Ocean.
“A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it.”
—School Library Journal
"Reading this picture book aloud to a child, even the most jaded among us may feel again the sheer miracle of our human existence. A+"