Elijah the Slave

Elijah the Slave

A Hebrew legend is retold in this picture book. In order to rescue a scribe named Tobias from poverty, a messenger from God named Elijah sells himself as a slave in the marketplace.

From Publishers Weekly:
Singer's story of a scribe and the heaven-sent messenger who rescues him from poverty is glowingly illustrated in a style reminiscent of medieval art.

"A Hebrew legend told with simplicity and spirit. . .To rescue Tobias the scribe from poverty, Elijah, a messenger from God, sells himself as a slave in the marketplace, giving the money to Tobias. . .The illustrations in this stunning picture book are a feast for the eyes." --Booklist

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