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Journeys with Elijah

Eight Tales of the Prophet

Journeys with Elijah( )
Author: Goldin, Barbara Diamond
Illustrator: Pinkney, Jerry
ISBN:978-0-15-200445-3
Publication Date:Mar 1999
Publisher:Harcourt Children's Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $52.00
Book Description:

You never know where or how Elijah will appear. He arrives in the cornfields of Argentina, on doorsteps in China, amid ancient Persian ruins. He is a friend, a teacher, an angel. He has touched the lives of people from religious traditions all over the world as a universal symbol of hope and goodness. In this illuminating collection of eight tales, an award-winning author and a renowned illustrator join forces to lead readers to the heart of Elijah’s journeys, to a place...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Religion / Biblical Biography
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):22.225 x 27.94 x 1.575 cm
Book Weight:0.65 Kilograms
Author Biography
Goldin, Barbara Diamond (Author)
Jerry Pinkney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 22, 1939. He began drawing as a four-year-old child, studied commercial art at the Dobbins Vocational School, and received a full scholarship to the Philadelphia Museum College of Art. After graduating, Pinkney worked in design and illustrations, helped found Kaleidoscope Studios, and later opened the Jerry Pinkney Studio.

His is a children's book illustrator and has created the art for over one hundred titles including Julius Lester's John Henry, Sam and the Tigers, and The Old African, plus adaptations of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl and The Nightingale. He has won numerous awards including six Caldecott Honor Medals, five Coretta Scott King Awards, four Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, four New York Times Best Illustrated Book awards, and the Hamilton King Award. He also received the Virginia Hamilton Literary award from Kent State University in 2000, the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion in 2004, the Original Art's Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators in 2006, Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in 2016, and the Coretta Scott King -Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2016.

In addition to holding numerous one-man retrospectives and exhibiting his work in more than one hundred international group shows, Pinkney's art resides in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the Delaware Art Museum, and the Brandywine River Art Museum. He has taught art at the Pratt Institute, the University of Delaware, and the University of Buffalo.

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