The Mysterious Visitor by Nina Jaffe
Stories of the Prophet Elijah

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An evocative collection of folktales features the prophet Elijah, a messenger from heaven who comes to earth in many disguises. By the author of The Uninvited Guest.
 

About Nina Jaffe

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Nina Jaffe is the author of "The Way Meat Loves Salt" and the biography of Harold Courlander, entitled "A Voice for the People," Steve Zeitlin is the director of City Lore in New York City. The two authors have also collaborated on a sequel to "While Standing on One Foot," called "The Cow of No Color," John Segal's illustrations have appeared in picture books and numerous magazines. As she did in "No Haircut Today" ("pitch perfect language ... and spiky drawings that blend funny and fond." - "The Washington Post") and "Time to Get Dressed "("captures the complex relationship between parent and child with both wacky humor and exquisite tenderness." - "Publishers Weekly, "starred review), Elivia Savadier proves again that she is a master of economy, able to suggest more in a single line than others do in an entire book. Ms. Savadier lives in Massachusetts.
 
Published March 1, 1997 by Scholastic Trade. 112 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Many people know the Jewish tradition of setting a place-replete with a special goblet of wine-at the Passover Seder table for the prophet Elijah. But this versatile messenger from heaven is a player

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Many people know the Jewish tradition of setting a place-replete with a special goblet of wine-at the Passover Seder table for the prophet Elijah.

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