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I Saw Esau The Schoolchild"s Pocket Book

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Published by Candlewick .
Written in English


  • Children"s and Educational,
  • Fiction,
  • Nursery rhymes,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Preschool Nursery Rhymes / Poetry,
  • Sendak, Maurice,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • General,
  • Folk poetry, English,
  • Collections,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies,
  • Children"s 4-8,
  • Children"s poetry, English,
  • Children"s writings,
  • English poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsIona Opie (Editor), Peter Opie (Editor), Maurice Sendak (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8646536M
ISBN 101564020460
ISBN 109781564020468

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  I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book Hardcover – 30 Nov. by Iona Opie (Author) out of 5 stars 25 ratings. See all 17 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from /5(25). I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book Iona A. Opie, Editor, Peter Opie, Editor, Maurice Sendak, Illustrator Candlewick Press (MA) $ (p) ISBN ARTICLES.   Esau’s twin was born holding Esau’s heel and was named Jacob, which means “supplanter”—someone who tricks another out of something for personal gain. The twins’ birth story served as a prophecy about their future. Esau became a skillful hunter (Genesis ), and his father favored him. His mother favored Jacob.   I SAW ESAU. Obadiah 1 The vision of Obadiah. Thus says the Lord GOD concerning Edom: We have heard tidings from the Lord, and a messenger has been sent among the nations: “Rise up! let us rise against her for battle!” 2 Behold, I will make you small among the nations, you shall be utterly despised.