Prince of Egypt by Jane Yolen

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First in the DreamWorks Classics CollectionTM, this big, beautiful storybook is the best way for fans to recapture the magic and grandeur of The Prince of Egypt. Acclaimed author Jane Yolen provides a powerful, finely crafted retelling, that matches the sweep of this groundbreaking film. Each essential scene, from Moses' fateful journey in the basket to the wondrous parting of the Red Sea, is richly retold and stunningly rendered in a storybook that is a fine stand-alone as well as a splendid companion to the film. Adventure, sorrow, mischief, and miracles--all the elements of an epic tale are transferred from screen to page for collectors or any reader to cherish.

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Jane Yolen was born February 11, 1939 in New York City. She received her BA from Smith College in 1960. After college, she became an editor in New York City and wrote during her lunch break. She sold her first children's book, Pirates in Petticoats, at the age of 22. Since then, she has written over 300 books for children, young adults and adults. Her other works include the Emperor and the Kite, Owl Moon, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and The Devil's Arithmetic, which tells the story of the life of a Jew in a concentration camp. She has won a multitude of medals for her work including the Kerlan Award, the Regina Medal, the Keene State Children's Literature Award, the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award.
Published October 1, 1998 by Dutton Children's Books. 80 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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The movie takes some liberties with the story, with Moses (voice of Val Kilmer) and Ramses (voice of Ralph Feinnes) raised as brothers who love each other deeply.

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