Jules bases her clearly and effortlessly told legend on several interpretations in the Midrash suggesting how the boy Abraham developed a belief in one unseen God. Ugliano's scenes...couple the abstract concept of a universal spiritual entity with an introduction to the father of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. A promising presentation for early childhood religious instruction." �Kirkus Reviews
"Young readers will find much to connect with in Abraham's curiosity about the world in the accessible text." �Publishers Weekly
"This simply told tale is an excellent introduction to the concept of monotheism, and would be a great discussion starter for talking about God.� �School Library Journal
"Joyful images of the boy and the smiling sun, flowers, and butterflies will attract children, who will enjoy the legend of the strong child who grows up to tell others about One God and to father three great religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam."
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