Ed Emberley bridges One Wide River... With his striking woodcut prints-- an accompaniment to the folksong favorite about Noah and his ark (the music is included at the end). Visually, the book has as much verve and rhythm as the rousing song. The procession starts with an occasional mythical beast entering ""one by one"" but quickly floods into a population explosion of more familiar types in ten by tens, queuing up to the bulging ark. The stylized figures are all in black, but highly varied in their singular details and activities. The color is in the pages themselves, each in a different, brilliant tone. It's the kind of a book that can be looked at repeatedly--buy it in twos, be prepared to have it reread in tens.