Drawing on "The Midrash Rabbah", a collection of lively explanatory texts written by rabbis 2,000 years ago, Jan Mark brings to life the great episodes and characters of the Old Testament--Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, Noah's ark, Joseph and his brothers, the parting of the Red Sea, and many others. Told in 12 vivid chapters, "God's Story" is a narrative of rare quality for all ages to savor. Full-color and b&w illustrations. 192 pp. Ages 8-12. Pub: 1/98.