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Mordicai Gerstein

Mordicai Gerstein

  • 5 stars across 10 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... MoreDear Hot Dog

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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... MoreMountains of Tibet

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18th 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... MoreThe Old Country

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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... MoreThe Night World

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26th September 2013

The First Drawing

Imagine you were born before the invention of drawing, more than thirty thousand years ago.You would live with your whol... MoreThe First Drawing

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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.... MoreQueen Esther the Morning Star

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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... MoreNoah and the Great Flood

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