Noah and the Devil

Noah and the Devil

A Legend of Noah's Ark From Romania

Book - 2001
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In this Romanian folk version of the Noah story, getting the animals to march, two by two, onto the ark is the easy part. It’s Noah’s stubborn wife who insists that she’s staying on dry land. Frustrated, Noah finally declares, Oh, you devil, come in!” and not only persuades his reluctant wife but also gives the Devil himself the invitation he needed to come aboard.

Master storyteller Neil Philip retells the familiar tale of Noah with numerous witty folktale twists. Filled with adventure and humor, the story is richly illustrated in watercolor with sparkling gold leaf accents. Author’s note.


Baker & Taylor
A retelling of the story of Noah's ark, embellished with elements from Romanian folklore, including how the devil sneaked aboard, the reason Noah threw a cat overboard, and the role of a snake in saving the ark.

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Noah's words to his stubborn wife lead to an unexpected invitation and unwanted guest aboard their ship, in a Romanian folk version of this Biblical tale.

Publisher: Clarion Books, 2001
ISBN: 9780618117543
0618117547
Characteristics: p. ; cm
Additional Contributors: Brent, Isabelle

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