Books by Nancy Tillman

LET THERE BE LIGHT by Desmond Tutu
Released: Dec. 19, 2013

Abstract washes of light give way to equally lambent peaceable-kingdom scenes to illustrate Tutu's rhapsodic retelling of the Bible creation story.

Drawn from his Children of God Storybook Bible (2010), the author's simply phrased text highlights God's love—which "bubbled over when there was nothing else"—as the motivating force behind each day's acts of creation. Read full book review >

TUMFORD'S RUDE NOISES by Nancy Tillman
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Well-intentioned, though not well-thought-through. Tum's not worth your time. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Kitty cat (and human boy stand-in) Tumford Stoutt learns a lesson about rude noises. Read full book review >
THE CROWN ON YOUR HEAD by Nancy Tillman
FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

Every child is unique and special and loved, and one is told so, over and over, in this sentimental ode.

A little one is told that he wears a sparkling crown made of such esoteric materials as moonlight and fireflies. Read full book review >

TUMFORD THE TERRIBLE by Nancy Tillman
ANIMALS
Released: May 24, 2011

A well-intended morality tale. Read full book review >

WHEREVER YOU ARE by Nancy Tillman
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

Parents and grandparents with a sweet tooth will likely lap up the latest in Tillman's string of sentimental favorites. Read full book review >
THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS by Nancy Tillman
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

Bestselling author Tillman offers a dreamlike interpretation of the collective spirit that permeates the holiday. Read full book review >

IT’S TIME TO SLEEP, MY LOVE by Eric Metaxas
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

With a rhythm similar to Mem Fox's Time for Bed (1993), fishes croon, a turtledove coos, an otter utters and other animals otherwise sing bedtime praises to a tired little girl. Read full book review >

ON THE NIGHT YOU WERE BORN by Nancy Tillman
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

A beautiful tribute to the uniqueness of every child: "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.' " The wind and the rain whispered the new babe's name, causing animals all over the world to rejoice. Read full book review >