On the Day You Were Born Book & CD
By Debra Frasier
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780547790459, 40pp.)
Publication Date: April 3, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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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. A beloved classic for
more than twenty years, this luminous new edition includes a note from the author, a
musical CD with a reading of the story, and a refreshed jacket design.
DEBRA FRASIER'S debut 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. She was born and raised on the Atlantic coast of Florida and now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
“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+"