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"A treat that will make any birthday (or storytime) happier." - Booklist

"It’s a buoyantly told tale, and the digitally enhanced pencil, watercolor, colored-pencil, and pastel illustrations featuring an all-animal cast capture the festive mood of a party where friends are in abundance and wishes always come true." - The Horn Book

"A gift of a book to open again and again." - Kirkus

"Lichtenheld’s exuberant mixed-media illustrations offer all the fun of a birthday fete, and images of cartoon critters partying in their own way fortify Ferry’s droll message that there are no intractable rules for celebration." - Publishers Weekly


"The story has a pervading sweetness, reminding grown-ups to cherish the days of birthday wishes and to celebrate the optimism and hopefulness of young children . . . a wonderful read-aloud for any time of year." -- School Library Journal

A joyful picture book that celebrate's every kid's favorite day of the year - their birthday!
Download birthday activity pages here
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