The Crown on Your Head by Nancy Tillman

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We know our children are special, and now the incomparable Nancy Tillman expresses this universal feeling in the most touching of ways: Every child is born with a crown. The crown is everything that gives us unique value. Our crown will always be with us wherever we go, whatever we do.


About Nancy Tillman

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NANCY TILLMAN is a successful greeting card designer and former advertising executive who created On the Night You Were Born to convey to children, at an early and impressionable age, that “You are the one and only ever you.” Nancy Tillman lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and their two children.
Published July 23, 2013 by Feiwel & Friends. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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The hyperbole becomes cloying as the child is told he is “chosen,” “magnificent,” “born to shine” and a “twinkling, little star.” Before overweening self-esteem and elitism are carried too far, the child is reminded that all his friends have crowns of equal value.

Aug 01 2011 | Read Full Review of The Crown on Your Head

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Tillman (On the Night You Were Born) continues her project of nurturing children's self-esteem, creating a cascade of dreamlike spreads to accompany verses assuring them that "[t]he world is a wonderland waiting for you."

Jul 11 2011 | Read Full Review of The Crown on Your Head

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