"First a lion, then a band of mice, eagles, a unicorn, even a dragon, and all the other perilous desert animals come to dance for the pleasure of a little boy journeying with his parents across the desert to Egypt." --"School Library Journal "First a lion, then a band of mice, eagles, a unicorn, even a dragon, and all the other perilous desert animals come to dance for the pleasure of a little boy journeying with his parents across the desert to Egypt." --"School Library JournalRead Less
Good with no dust jacket. Typical library defects. Tape ghosts on boards, spine and boards slightly soiled and edgeworn. 2" x 3/4" patch cut from front pastedown. Corner bent on front free endpaper. Red dot bottom of title page illustration. Interior otherwise clean, binding tight.; Ex-Library; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8"-9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Vintage children's fiction kvk blue/silver childcat.
Near Fine in Very Good DJ; dj has one repaired chip near spine; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap. 8 vo; blue boards with gilt spine lettering; illust. endpapers; unpaged; color illust. throughout; illust. dj. Magical story of "the night in the desert when nobody was afraid and everybody danced." Stunning illustrations.
This is a delightful book to read to your children. The pictures are beautifully done and the story is easy to follow for the younger kids. It may even spark a discussion about biblical times. A good book for all ages. Glad I bought it.
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