On the Day You Were Born Gift Set by Debra Frasier
[Welcoming Blanket and Book]

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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.   “A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it.”--School Library Journal
 

About Debra Frasier

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Debra Frasier has written and illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including Spike; A Fabulous Fair Alphabet; Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster; and the beloved and bestselling On the Day You Were Born. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and frequently visits her home state of Florida.
 
Published April 25, 2013 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships, Arts & Photography. Fiction

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The photographs then personalize and add meaning to the calming text, ""On the day you were born a circle of people welcomed you with voices familiar and clear."" On this page, in addition to the photo frame, a prompt asks youngsters (and parents) to write down the ""people who welcomed you,"" wh...

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Offering a curious amalgam of the mystical and the scientific, Frasier's first picture book is a paean to nature and to birth.

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...a circle of people singing with voices familiar and clear."" The On the Day You Were Born Gift Set by Debra Frasier contains a copy of her popular picture book and a 100% cotton flannel welcoming blanket (approximately 30'' x 40'') decorated with the same birds and stars seen in the book.

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Now, in one original stroke, Minneapolis artist Debra Frasier has melded the two concerns in On the Day You Were Born (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, $12.95, all ages), a picture book that will make each child feel linked to planet Earth in a thrillingly personal way.

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