The Seventh Day
A Shabbat Story
In this adaptation of the creation story, God creates desert canyons and riverbeds as a potter would, the leopard’s spots and the zebra’s stripes as a painter would, and the voices of laughter as a musician would.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Kar-Ben Publishing ®|
|Number of Pages||24|
Author: Deborah Bodin Cohen
Rabbi Deborah Bodin Cohen is the author of many award-winning children's books including Papa Jethro, and Nachshon Who Was Afraid to Swim. She lives in Maryland with her husband and three children.
Illustrator: Melanie Hall
Melanie Hall grew up in Manchester-By-the-Sea, Massachusetts. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design and Pratt Institute, receiving her B.F.A. from Pratt Institute. She went on to earn her Master's Degree at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where she studied children's book illustration. She is the illustrator of over twenty-five children's books.
“Cohen’s text expresses a joyous mood of appreciating wonders provided by God and being mindful of giving thanks for such gifts. Hall’s mixed-media compositions swirl with color and energy.”