And There Was Evening, and There Was Morning

And There Was Evening, and There Was Morning Book Details

The world began when God said Light, And changed the world from dark to bright. Gentle rhyming couplets tell the story of how God created the world, describing six days of work fashioning everything from seas and clouds to animals and people, to--fi...

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Title:And There Was Evening, and There Was Morning
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781512483642
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  • Trish

    What an original, creative and beautiful way to tell the Hebrew creation story. The illustrations are built with Hebrew letters. The illustrations are striking and beautiful. The rhyming text is tight...

  • Beverly

    I really liked how Hebrew words were incorporated into the artwork. ...

  • Kimberly

    Cool illustrations that incorporate Hebrew characters into the artwork....

  • Becky

    First sentence:Day OneThe world began when God said "light,"And changed the world from dark to bright.Dark in the night and light in the day,Our beautiful world was underway.Premise/plot: Ellen Kahan ...

  • Kendra

    Funny story about this book so this book we received through a Jewish Library program. We are not Jewish but we like to learn about different religions and what they believe in. I want my kids to lear...

  • Cecilia

    This book wasn't really for me as I'm not Jewish, but I couldn't resist the intriguing illustrations. This picture book is really fickin' cool. All the illustrations are done in Hebrew! There is a tra...

  • paula

    What can you do with typography and some simple shapes? If you are as talented as Ellen Kahan Zager, you can tell the Hebrew story of Creation. Wow! Backgrounds are spare, ceding all attention to the ...

  • Emily

    This is the biblical story of Creation, rewritten to rhyme. All of the illustrations are made from the Hebrew letters which form the word of the thing illustrated. The illustrator chose to do this bec...

  • Gabrielle Stoller

    A picture book following a Creationism model?!?! I know. I'm as shocked as you are. Or let me say I was shocked that we had it in our collection. It's a beautiful book.All of the illustrations are mad...

  • Milton Public

    Very cool book with striking illustrations formed mainly from Hebrew characters, impressively realizing the idea that the world was formed from Words. Some rhyming and repetition further help what is ...