'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.' A celebration of the glories of existence, the world seen afresh on the birth of a new baby.
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.