New York Times bestseller and award-winning illustrator Charles Santore retells the beloved Bible story of Noah's Ark through the eyes of a charming new hero that children will love: a stowaway mouse!
Achbar the mouse hears a kindly old man tell the animals of the world that there will be a great flood, and that he has built an ark big enough for two of each kind of animal to ride out the storm. But by the time Achbar works his way through the tangle of paws and hooves, two other mice have already been selected. Achbar is terrified and does not want to be left behind! His survival instincts tell him to stow away. But will he be discovered by the old manand will they ever see dry land again?
About the Author
Charles Santore is a renowned illustrator and his many awards include the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, the Alumni Award of the Philadelphia College of Art, and the Hamilton King Award. Charles Santore’s illustrations are part of the permanent collections of the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA; The Free Library of Philadelphia; New York City’s Museum of Modern Art; The United States Department of the Interior and many private collections.