This beautiful picture book from the acclaimed partnership of Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks is a glorious celebration of family and new life.
‘My daddy said, On the day you were born, I wrapped you up warm and took you for a walk to see the world . . .
‘My daddy said, On the day you were born, I put you back in your mother’s arms, and that night we were the world.’
Beautiful illustrations matched with simple text celebrating the first day of the child’s life make this a wonderful book to share with young children.It would be a lovely gift for a child preparing for a new sibling, reminding them that they were also eagerly awaited and celebrated.
About the Author
Margaret Wild is one of Australia’s best-known and best-loved authors for young people. She has published over 70 picture books for young children, and three novels for teenagers. Ron Brooks is an acclaimed illustrator of classic picture books, some of which have stayed in print for over 30 years.
Hardcover. Australia 2013.