The Twelve Gifts of Birth
“Every home should have this book. Every family should read it often.”
—Lendon Smith, M.D.(Pediatrics), Portland, OR
The Twelve Gifts of Birth is a tender, inspiring tale celebrating the innate qualities we’re all born with. For children, the message helps form within them a strong foundation of self-respect. For teens and adults, the book offers a message of healing and hope in trying times and during transitions. This richly illustrated book reminds all readers to see the dignity and goodness in themselves and others.
A wonderful, inspirational, beautifully illustrated classic, The Twelve Gifts of Birth by Charlene Costanzo offers a message of love and hope for children of all ages—and for the child in every adult. The recipient of numerous prizes and accolades—including the 1999 Glyph Best Book Award—The Twelve Gifts of Birth is a gift to be cherished, ideal for giving on birthdays, baby showers, baptisms, first communions, confirmations, and, of course, Mother’s Day.