The Prince of Egypt

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Thomas Nelson Incorporated, 1998 - Bible stories, English - 80 pages
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First in the DreamWorks Classics CollectionŽ , this big, beautiful storybook is the best way for fans to recapture the magic and grandeur of "The Prince of Egypt." Acclaimed author Jane Yolen provides a powerful, finely crafted retelling, that matches the sweep of this groundbreaking film. Each essential scene, from Moses' fateful journey in the basket to the wondrous parting of the Red Sea, is richly retold and stunningly rendered in a storybook that is a fine stand-alone as well as a splendid companion to the film. Adventure, sorrow, mischief, and miracles

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i have this movie at home and i think the book is magnificent the brave story of a born slave treated as a prince of egypt and his best friend is so funny i just love this book so much but the sad part is when he finally meets his brother things get chaotic but the end is better than any book iv'e ever read.i hope they make a ''prince of egypt 2'' !!!!!!
i love and hate the part when his mother puts him in the basket so he wont get treated like she was treated!:(


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Jane Yolen was born February 11, 1939 in New York City. She received her BA from Smith College in 1960. After college, she became an editor in New York City and wrote during her lunch break. She sold her first children's book, Pirates in Petticoats, at the age of 22. Since then, she has written over 300 books for children, young adults and adults. Her other works include the Emperor and the Kite, Owl Moon, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and The Devil's Arithmetic, which tells the story of the life of a Jew in a concentration camp. She has won a multitude of medals for her work including the Kerlan Award, the Regina Medal, the Keene State Children's Literature Award, the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award.

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