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Not the End of the World (Whitbread Children's Book of the Year Award (Awards))

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ISBN: 0060760303
Издательство: HarperTempest
Год издания: 2005
Страниц: 256
Book Description What was it really like when the heavens opened and the world drowned? Everyone knows the story of the Flood: The man called on by God to build an ark. The animals that came on board two by two. The rain that fell for forty daysand forty nights. But what about the rest of the story? What about Noah's wife and daughters-in-law? And what if there was a daughter as well? How would it feel to head into the unknown, with only each other and all those animals? What would it belike to turn away friends and neighbors struggling in the water? Could all of it really be part of God's Plan -- the hunger and pain and fear? Carnegie Medalist Geraldine McCaughrean transforms the familiar story into a provocative new talethat is told through the voices of Noah's family, and even the animals. At the heart is a daughter who questions her father when no one else will.