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Adapted and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
9-1/2 x 10-1/2 in; 40 pp; Ages 5-8Guided Reading Level: K
September 2002 ISBN 9781587172014 ISBN10 1587172011
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For 40 days and 40 nights rain poured from the heavens, enveloping the world. Only Noah had been warned by God of the great floodand only Noah could save life on earth. This powerful story of salvation has fascinated people of all ages for centuries. Now, four-time Caldecott Honor-recipient Jerry Pinkney captures all the courage, drama, and beauty of this ancient parable in rich, glorious paintings. Full of sensitive detail and emotion, his art brings new life and meaning to an important message of peace. This elegant edition of Noah's Ark promises to give readers strength and hope for many years to come.
Jerry Pinkney is the illustrator of Aesop's Fables and four Caldecott Honor-winners: The Ugly Duckling, John Henry, Mirandy and Brother Wind, and The Talking Eggs. He has received the Coretta Scott King Award five times, was the U.S. nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Illustration Award, and has received four gold medals and two silver medals from the Society of Illustrators. Mr. Pinkney lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
Awards and honors for Noah's Ark:Sydney Taylor Book Award, Honor Books for Younger Readers 2002Caldecott Honor Book 2003Publishers Weekly, Starred Review School Library Journal, Starred Review
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