"Singer's retelling from the Old Testament gives a new dimension to the story of the Flood.
Children will enjoy hearing the different animals praise their own special qualities so that each
will be assured a place on Noah's Ark. Of course, all are taken on board, but because the dove
is the only one that did not boast, Noah makes the bird his messenger. Commenting that there
are more doves in the world today than there are ferocious beasts, Singers says, "The dove
lives happily without fighting. It is the bird of peace." Eric Carle's brightly colored collages
make this an inviting addition to collections." -School Libaray Journal
"Eric Carle, who has a special way with animals, contributes sumptuous pictures to a book which
is not to be missed." -Publishers Weekly
"This great storyteller has put a new and mildly moral twist on the story of Noah's Ark...and Eric
Carle does not disappoint. His cut-out portraits of the animals are colorful and vigorous, and,
combined with his paintings, varied and provocative. This is good stuff for hungry little eyes."
-The Boston Globe