Manu's Ark

Manu's Ark

India's Tale of the Great Flood

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Baker & Taylor
When the Indian god Vishnu announces that a terrible flood will drown the world, he instructs good King Manu to fill an ark with plants and animals of every species, and only after Manu completes his task does peace return to the earth, in an eastern version of the Noah's Ark story from ancient India.

Perseus Publishing
From ancient India comes this Eastern story of the Great Flood, lushly illustrated and retold for children. When good King Manu prays for God Vishnu to protect the world, his prayers are answered in a most unexpected way. Vishnu appears as a small fish that grows and grows, obliging the king to find larger and larger aquariums to hold him. Eventually, Vishnu reaches a gigantic size and enters the ocean. He announces that a terrible flood will drown the world and that Manu should fill an ark with plants and animals of every species. As in the biblical tale, the floods eventually subside and peace returns to the earth. Emma V. Moore’s elegantly simple storytelling, complemented by her dazzlingly luminous artwork, is an ideal introduction to this universal wisdom tale.
From ancient India comes this Eastern story of the Great Flood, lushly illustrated and retold for children.

When good King Manu prays for God Vishnu to protect the world, his prayers
are answered in a most unexpected way. Vishnu appears as a small fish that grows
and grows, obliging the king to find larger and larger aquariums to hold him.
Eventually, Vishnu reaches a gigantic size and enters the ocean. He announces that a terrible flood will drown the world and that Manu should fill an ark with plants and animals of every species. As in the biblical tale, the floods eventually subside and peace returns to the earth.

Emma V. Moore’s elegantly simple storytelling, complemented by her dazzlingly
luminous artwork, is an ideal introduction to this universal wisdom tale.


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& Taylor

When the Indian god Vishnu announces that a terrible flood will drown the world, he instructs good King Manu to fill an ark with plants and animals of every species, in a version of the Noah's Ark story from ancient India.

Publisher: San Rafael, Calif. : Mandala Kids, c2012
ISBN: 9781608870929
1608870928
Branch Call Number: JX 398.20954 MOO
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.

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