Discover the Bible with this collection of retold stories from the Bible. Illustrated and retold not only in a modern language but also in a way that captures the spirit of the stories and brings out the tones and bring out the details that other translations often miss. Includes retold stories of the Garden of Eden, The Flood, Moses' Ark, The Tower, The Exodus, and more. Includes a bibliography in the back.
A book for families to share, Moses' Ark is an engaging collection of thirteen storiessome well known, some lesser knownbased on the new translations from the Hebrew and written especially for young people. The retellings and explantory notes that follow each story capture the wit and humor of the original language and show daily life in vivid detail. This collection includes tales of Adam and Eve, Noah's Ark, and how Miriam saved her baby brother, Moses. Readers also will discover Jotham's Fable and Saul's meeting with the medium at Endor, among others, paired with stunning full-page illustrations by two-time Caldecott-winning artists, Leo and Diane Dillon.
ALICE BACH is the author of more than twenty books for children and young adults, among them two ALA Notable books and two named Best Book of the Year by the New York Times.
J. CHERYL EXUM is well known for her work on the biblical book of Judges and has published widely in the area of literary criticism of biblical texts.
LEO AND DIANE DILLON have collaborated on a number of distinguished picture books. They were awarded the Caldecott Medal two times consecutively, in 1976 and 1977, and have received honors from the Society of Illustrators, the Art Directors Club, and the American Institute of Graphic Arts.