Flood Stories

Stories of Great Floods

The Great Canoe

Maggi, Maria Elena. The Great Canoe: a Karina Legend. Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2001.
A beautifully illustrated retelling of a legend of a great flood. Highly recommended as a read-aloud and comparative folklore study.  [Carib Indians; Deluge – Folklore] 

Moore, Emma V. Manu’s Ark: India’s Tale of the Great Flood. San Rafael, Calif.: Mandala Kids, 2012.
A Hindu version with distinct differences but also amazing similarities to the Biblical version of the great flood. [Hindu mythology; India; Deluge – Folklore]

Pinkney, Jerry. Noah’s Ark. New York: SeaStar Books, 2002. 
A lovely retelling of the Biblical story with lushly detailed illustrations by an award-winning author and artist. [Bible stories]

 

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