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Noah's Ark by Peter Spier

Noah's Ark (edition 1977)

by Peter Spier

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Title:Noah's Ark
Authors:Peter Spier
Info:Doubleday Books for Young Readers (1977), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 48 pages
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This book is a picture book that explains the biblical story of Noah's Ark. The book shows a pair of every animal on the earth boarding a Giant ship or "Ark" that was built by Noah so that all species can be protected by the flood that was about to come.
  laurenmaune | Sep 10, 2015 |

This book gave great visuals of the journey Noah, his family, and all the animals endured to ensure we would be here today.

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I love to believe that all the animals we see today or dissidents of Noah’s cargo.

Classroom Extension Ideas:

1. Have the children cutout small animals and place them on a ship.
2. Ask the children to name some of the animals that they believe were on the ship. ( )
  r.johnson | Jul 16, 2015 |
Caldecott, 1978
Poem in the front about the flood, then a wordless representation of the flood story.
  bp0128bd | Jan 24, 2014 |
Caldecott, 1978
Poem in the front about the flood, then a wordless representation of the flood story.
  Phill242 | May 6, 2013 |
Caldecott Medal, 1978

Finally, one with pictures I actually like! This one tells the story of Noah, with a poem at the beginning and then the pictures are wordless until the end. I quite like it. ( )
  scote23 | Mar 30, 2013 |
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Peter Spierprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Revius, JacobDichtersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Westrup, Jadwiga P.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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"Noah's Ark" is a religious and faith based story that will help children gain a better understanding on God and His great phenomenons. God informs the diligent man, Noah, about a severe flood that will wash out all the animals and all the lands. He tells Noah to build a great ark and save every type of animal found in the world, yet only one female and one male from each--no more. When Moses tries to inform his town about the terrible storm that is about to commence, they refuse to believe him. Does Moses build a ark big and strong enough to protect not only him, but the animals as well? Read and find out!
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0440406935, Paperback)

The bee and the fox, the sheep and the ox--two of each kind trudged aboard Noah's famous vessel. Peter Spier uses his own translation of a seventeenth-century Dutch poem about this most famous menagerie.

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Retells in pictures how a pair of every manner of creature climbed on board Noah's ark and thereby survived the Flood.

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