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Two by Two
by Barbara Reid (Goodreads Author)
An award-winning author/illustrator retells the tale of Noah's Ark in lively rhyme and warm, sumptuous illustrations in this ALA Notable Picture Book. A musical score and verses to sing the story are included.
Paperback, 30 pages
Published 1992 by Scholastic
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This is a great book that can enhance a students strength in math without even realizing it. I think that it is a great way to cover two subjects in one, both reading and mathematics. I was pleased to see how refreshing the story of Noah's Ark could be, as the story rhymes through out and illustrations come to life. The illustrations almost look like clay objects, as they depict the story of the animals getting on the boat, in pairs, as Noah is trying to save his family from a flood that is abou ...more
Feb 27, 2016 Emkoshka rated it liked it
I'm in awe of anyone who can draw, and even more in awe of people who can take that skill and turn it to intricate techniques like cut paper or, in this case, modelling clay! Noah's Ark is probably my favourite biblical story; I love the animals, the rainbow, the promise of a fresh, new land. This was a lovely rendition of the story; I pored over each picture, enjoying the detail and the subtle humour throughout. Good fun!
As a child, Barbara Reid loved reading, drawing, writing and fooling around with plasticine. She kept at it, and has written and illustrated 19 picture books, illustrating more than 25. Her books have been published in over a dozen countries, and her signature plasticine relief illustrations have won many awards including a Governor General’s Award for Illustration and the Ezra Jack Keats Award. H ...moreMore about Barbara Reid...