Eve and Adam and Their Very First Day (Hardcover)

Eve and Adam and Their Very First Day By Leslie Kimmelman, Irina Avgustinovich (Illustrator) Cover Image
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"Gloriously beautiful and tender." --Kirkus Starred Review


In this unusual retelling, the biblical story of creation is told from Eve's perspective and explores what it might have been like emotionally for the world's first two people to experience everything for the very first time--seeing and naming the animals; feeling the rain; fearing the night; becoming excited by the stars, and having faith that they are not alone.

Lush illustrations bring the wonder of the new world to life, while children will enjoy looking for the recurring cat and dog characters throughout the story.

The story stops well before the infamous apple-eating scene, focusing instead on themes of curiosity, discovery, new experiences, handling fear, and having faith. Author's note further explores the nature of faith for young children.

"Kimmelman employs soaring highly descriptive language imbued with gentle humor, imagination, wonder, and awe, brought to vivid life by Avgustinovich's lush artwork." --Kirkus Reviews



Product Details
ISBN: 9781681156255
ISBN-10: 1681156253
Publisher: Apples & Honey Press
Publication Date: October 24th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English