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Elijah the Slave

Elijah the Slave

by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Elizabeth Shub (Translator), Antonio Frasconi (Illustrator)

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"A Hebrew legend told with simplicity and spirit. . .To rescue Tobias the scribe from poverty, Elijah, a messenger from God, sells himself as a slave in the marketplace, giving the money to Tobias. . .The illustrations in this stunning picture book are a feast for the eyes." —Booklist
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Singer's story of a scribe and the heaven-sent messenger who rescues him from poverty is glowingly illustrated in a style reminiscent of medieval art. Ages 3-up. (June)

Product Details

Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
Sunburst Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range:
5 - 9 Years

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Date of Birth:
July 14, 1904
Date of Death:
July 24, 1991
Place of Birth:
Radzymin, Poland
Place of Death:
Surfside, Florida
Attended Tachkemoni Rabbinical Seminary in Warsaw, Poland, 1920-27

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