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On the Night You Were Born

On the Night You Were Born

Nancy Tillman: Read by Orlagh Cassidy

Macmillan Young Listeners

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On the night you were born,

the moon smiled with such wonder

that the stars peeked in to see you

and the night wind whispered.

"Life will never be the same."



Because there had never been anyone like you . ....

Reviews

Praise for On the Night You Were Born

“Readers have the option of simply listening to Orlagh Cassidy's warm voice, or to play a read-along version, which may appeal to developing readers. There is also a bonus track of Tillman herself reading the story. This is a lovely choice to share at bedtime and naptime.” —Parents' Choice Awards, Parents' Choice Recommended

“This is one of those rare baby books that make both skeptics and sentimentalists of all ages happy.” —Publishers Weekly

“A beautiful tribute to the uniqueness of every child.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Many parents will welcome this opportunity to tell their children how special and loved they are.” —Booklist

“Rhyming text extols and celebrates the uniqueness of a newborn.” —School Library Journal

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About the author

Nancy Tillman: Read by Orlagh Cassidy

Orlagh Cassidy is the winner of the 2009 Best Voice in Children & Family Listening and the 2008 and 2011 Best Voice in Mystery & Suspense. She’s narrated for Jacqueline Winspear, James Patterson, Erica Spindler, Beth Harbison, and Frank Herbert, among others.

Cassidy’s Broadway credits include Present Laughter with Frank Langella, Our Country's Good, and Suddenly Last Summer. She has appeared Off-Broadway in Bright Ideas and The Field at The Irish Rep (Drama Desk Nomination). She was "Doris Wolfe" on The Guiding Light and her other television appearances include Sex and the City, Law & Order, Law and Order SVU, and Elementary. She also appeared in the films Purple Violets, Young Adult, and Definitely, Maybe.

Nancy Tillman

Orlagh Cassidy