The tale of Noah's ark is retold for babies and toddlers in this beautifully presented book. When God warns him of an imminent flood, which will wash away all the evil in the world, Noah must build a big boat to house two of every kind of creature. Peter Rutherford's lively illustrations bring all the characters to life, including the animals - lions, tigers, rhinos, hippos, sheep, snakes, frogs, toucans, parrots...and the dove that finds the first dry land. This sturdy little boardbook is ideal for babies and toddlers to hold, look at, and talk about. Bright, appealing pictures and simple text make this the perfect introduction to a well-loved Bible story. This special padded boardbook will bring the people and the animals involved in the Biblical flood to life for every young reader. The attractive pictures and straightforward narrative retell how Noah and his family escape the deluge in a huge wooden ship. See all the wildlife they take with them, including bats, cats, mice, rabbits, beavers, elephants, giraffes, zebras, donkeys, ostriches and tortoises - not forgetting, of course, the armadillos!This book will inspire and delight young readers, while introducing them to this Old Testament tale.