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VIII. Biblical

Esther's Story, by Diane Wolkstein, Illus. Juan Wijngaard.

Morrow Junior Books, 1996. ISBN 0-688-12127-6. Excellent retelling of the Purim story as an unfolding first-person narration by Esther. Beautiful illustrations.


Noah's Ark. Words from the book of Genesis, King James Version, Illus. Jane Ray.

Dutton Children's Books. New York, 1990. ISBN 0-525-44653-2.


The Story of Jonah (Die Geschichte von Jona), retold by Kurt Baumann, trans. Jock Curle, Illus. Allison Reed.

North-South Books, an imprint of Rada Matija AG, Staefa, Switzerland, 1987. (Nord-Süd Verlag, Mönchaltorf, Switzerland.) ISBN 0-8050-0233-2 (US); 0-200-72903-9 (UK); 0-88894-788-7 (Canada); 0-949447-44-7 (Australia and New Zealand). I love the illustrations in this book. The retelling is nice, too.