Noah's Ark (book)
Front cover of unknown edition
|Cover artist||Peter Spier|
|Genre||Children's picture book|
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
|LC Class||BS1238.N6 S64|
Noah's Ark is a picture book written and illustrated by Peter Spier, first published by Doubleday in 1977. The text includes Spier's translation of "The Flood" by Jacobus Revius, a 17th-century poem telling the Bible story of Noah's Ark. According to Kirkus Reviews, the poem comprises sixty three-syllable lines such as "Pair by pair" (in translation). "Without revising or even enlarging on the old story, Spier fills it in, delightfully."
- Picture books were separately recognized for only two years in National Book Awards history, paperbacks for four years. Most of the paperback award-winners were reprints.
- "Noah's Ark (Book) by Peter Spier, Jacob Revius". Google product presentation with quotation from Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
- "Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 - Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-05-27.
- "National Book Awards – 1982". National Book Foundation. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
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