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Mordicai Gerstein

  • 5 stars across 8 books
    Mordicai Gerstein is the author and illustrator of more than thirty books for young readers, among them picture books, biblical retellings, alphabets, and works of fiction.

    He was awarded the 2004 Caldecott Medal for The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, called 'a tour de force' by the San Francisco Chronicle, a 'milestone' by the Boston Globe, and a 'breathtaking homage to extraordinary buildings and a remarkable man' by Kirkus Reviews.

    Mordicai Gerstein lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
    1st August 2011

    Dear Hot Dog

    Whether it's slurping up spaghetti or catching some sun at the beach, the everyday wonders celebrated in this collection... More

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    1st October 2013

    Mountains of Tibet

    A Tibetan woodcutter dreams of exploring the world, but is too busy with his life to ever leave his valley. After he die... More

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    4th August 2006

    The Old Country

    Never look too long into the eyes of a fox ... 'So this is what it's like to have fingers,' the girl laughed, and... More

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    16th June 2015

    The Night World

    A stunning new book from Caldecott Medal winner Mordicai Gerstein. One night, a little boy is awoken by his cat... More

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    10th September 2013

    The First Drawing

    In 1994, the Cave of Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc was discovered, filled with the oldest known drawings in existence at that tim... More

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    31st December 1997

    Queen Esther the Morning Star

    Out of all the young women of Persia, Esther shines like a star. King Ahasuerus decides that she will be his new queen.... More

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    23rd April 1999

    Noah and the Great Flood

    Each attractive book retells one complete episode from the Bible in 20 pages. The easy-to-read text is complemented by s... More

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