We woke up in the usual way,
but it was not a usual day.
Out on the lawn, plain as could be,
stood an orange wishing tree.
I wish!" I said. "I wish!" said you.
And so our double wishes grew.
Wishes are a magical part of childhood. Whether we wish on stars or blow out candles on a cake, our dreams matter. Nancy Tillman captures the wonder of wishes as only she can, with love.
Nancy Tillman is the author and illustrator of the New York Times best-selling picture book On the Night You Were Born and its companion journal, The Wonder of You: A Book for Celebrating Baby's First Year . Her other books include Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You, The Spirit of Christmas, and Tumford the Terrible . A former advertising executive, Tillman now writes and illustrates full-time. She lives in Tualatin, Oregon.