Animals of the Bible

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HarperCollins, Jan 1, 1937 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
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Dorothy Lathrop's Animals of the Bible won the very first Caldecott Medal when it was originally published in 1937. Now, in honor of the sixtieth anniversary of this prestigious medal and its first recipient, comes this special deluxe edition of Lathrop's award-winning collection of some of the Bible's most extraordinary animals. Thirty richly detailed black-and-white drawings illustrate the favorite stories of the Creation, Noah's Ark, the first Christmas, and many others. A glorious tribute to a great tradition in children's literature, this special anniversary edition will be a keepsake to treasure for years to come.

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User Review  - David-Z - LibraryThing

Animals of the Bible edited by Helen Dean Fish, illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop David Ziegler's review Feb 08, 14 bookshelves: read, animals, Caldecott Medal, picture books, Animals of the Bible ... Read full review

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

The Caldecott Medal, named for nineteenth-century English artist Randolph Caldecott, is the premier children's illustration prize in the United States, and was first awarded in 1938. Animals of the ... Read full review

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About the author (1937)

Helen Dean Fish was both author and editor of many popular anthologies and picture books for children./AUBIO

Dorothy Lathrop began illustrating children's books in 1919, and was awarded the first Randolph Caldecott Medal for Animals of the Bible in 1938. She went on to win the Eyre Medal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1941.

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