Animals of the Bible

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Animals of the Bible
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Author Text compiled by Helen Dean Fish
Illustrator Dorothy P. Lathrop
Country United States
Genre Children's picture book
Publisher J. B. Lippincott Company
Publication date
Pages 72
ISBN 0-397-31536-8
OCLC 2152935

Animals of the Bible is a book illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop with text compiled by Helen Dean Fish. Released by J. B. Lippincott Company, it was the first recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1938.[1]


Animals of the Bible takes 31 Biblical stories of creatures who helped Biblical heroes complete their tasks and illustrates them.


  1. ^ American Library Association: Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 - Present. URL accessed 27 May 2009.
Preceded by
Caldecott Medal recipient
Succeeded by
Mei Li