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Isaac Bashevis Singer, winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature, has written many distinguished books for children, including When Shlemiel Went to Warsaw, The Fearsome Inn, and Zlateh the Goat--all of which were Newberry Honor Books; A Day of Pleasure, which won the 1970 National Book Award for Children's Literature; Mazel and Schlimazel, The Wicked City, and The Fools of Chelm.

Eric Carle's picture books have been published in a dozen languages. Among the books he has both written and illustrated are One, Two, Three to the Zoo, which was awarded the Prize for Graphic Art at the Bologna Children's Book Fair in 1970, Do You Want to Be My Friend?, and Do Bears Have Mothers, Too?

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Noah's ark Fiction, Animals Fiction