When David agrees to spend a holiday with his best friend Jonathan, he never imagines he will have to run away from a spear-throwing king. In this age-appropriate retelling of the Bible story of when Saul tries to kill David with a spear, children learn about the faithfulness of God, the value of friendship and the need to forgive our enemies. It is a tale which encourages us to read between the lines of what the Bible tells us about David's early years. The light-hearted and beautifully illustrated pictures will delight parents and children alike, regardless of religious conviction.
Used availability for Fiona Veitch Smith's David and the Grumpy King
August 2015 : UK Paperback
March 2014 : UK Paperback