The Animals Came Two by Two (Hardcover)

The Story of Noah's Ark

By Christopher Wormell

Running Press Kids, 9780762427185, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (8/5/2008)

List Price: 19.95*
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Special Animal Gatefold Inside!

The story of Noah’s Ark has never been more beautifully presented! Acclaimed writer and illustrator Christopher Wormell keeps his readers on the edge of their seats in this retelling of the beloved biblical tale. Wormell’s trademark woodcut illustrations are paired here with very detailed descriptions of his subjects. And as an added bonus, little ones will love lifting the gate flap to let Noah’s animals on and off the boat! Full-spread pictures on each page and a short encyclopedia in the back detailing the featured animals on Wormell’s ark will leave parents and kids thrilled.

About the Author

Christopher Wormell is the celebrated English wood engraver whose illustrated books are collected and loved throughout the world. His first children's book, An Alphabet of Animals, won the prestigious Graphics Prize at the Bologna International Children's Book Fair and has been reprinted in numerous editions. He is also the winner of the 2004 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book Award for his title, Teeth, Tails, & Tentacles. Most recently, his adaptation of Aesop's fables, Mice, Morals, & Monkey Business, received starred reviews from Publisher's Weekly, School Library Journal, and Kirkus Reviews, and was named an SJL Best Book of 2005. Wormell lives in London with his wife and three children.