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Synopsis

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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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Winner of the 1978 Caldecott Medal for Noah's Ark and a 1962 Caldecott Honor for The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night, PETER SPIER is one of America's most popular and renowned illustrators. He has illustrated over one hundred books, and his work can be found in museums and private collections across the country. In addition to illustrating and writing, Mr. Spier is an avid and celebrated builder of model ships. He and his wife live in Shoreham, New York.
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"The colors are lovely. The scenes are unbelievably detailed...the book is a triumph, the definitive 'Noah's Ark.'"
--Publishers Weekly.

A Caldecott Medal Book, The American Book Award, An ALA Notable Children's Book, A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year (1977), The Christopher Award, International Board on Books for Young People Honor List.

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WINNER 1977 New York Times Best Illustrated Book
WINNER 1978 Caldecott Medal Winner
WINNER 1978 Christopher Award
WINNER 1980 IBBY Honor List
WINNER 1982 National Book Award

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