1982 - Children’s Books, Picture Books (Paperback)

Noah’s Ark

Author and Illustrator: Peter Spier

Original Publisher: Doubleday
Current Publisher: Yearling (Random House)
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 3 & Up

Children’s Books, Picture Books (Paperback) Finalists That Year:

  • Muriel Feelings; Tom Feelings, ill. for Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book
  • Jane Langton for The Fledgling
  • Alice and Martin Provensen, ill. for A Peaceable Kingdom: The Shaker Abcedarius
  • William Sleator; Blair Lent, ill. for The Angry Moon
  • Rosemary Wells for Stanley and Rhoda

Children’s Books, Picture Books (Paperback) Winner That Year: Peter Spier for Noah's Ark

Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature: A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard won the Newbery Medal.

More Information: 

  • In 1989, as part of the Stories to Remember series, Noah’s Ark was made into an animated short film voiced by James Earl Jones and with music by The Police drummer, Stewart Copeland.
  • Peter Spier was also a finalist for Children’s Books, Nonfiction in 1981 for People.

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