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The Hard to Swallow Tale of Jonah and the Whale

32 pages
SPCK Group

Jonah is trying to run away from God - then he finds himself in deep, deep trouble...

The story of Jonah is full of content that children love: a dangerous mission, a man on the run, danger at sea, an incredible whale rescue, and a grand finale about forgiveness. Amanda Hall and Joyce Denham give this classic Bible story their own special twist. The beautiful illustrations and dramatic storyline written in a lyrical style make this picture book a great read.

A new edition of a much-loved classic Bible story retelling enjoyed by children for more than twenty years.

Author Bio

Joyce Denham (Author)
Joyce Denham has a growing reputation as an author: she wrote several prayers in the Celtic tradition published in A Child's Book of Celtic Prayers and is the author of Stories of the Saints, also from Lion.

Joyce is an American whose family roots lie in the Celtic fringes of the British Isles and she is a passionate researcher of the wisdom of the Celtic past. She currently lives near Minneapolis.

Amanda Hall (Illustrator)
Amanda Hall is an award-winning illustrator, particularly renowned for her wonderfully decorative and colourful children's book illustrations. She excels at capturing the visual worlds of different cultures, their peoples, animals and landscapes as well as their spiritual traditions. Amanda exhibits her original illustrations at Chris Beetles Gallery St James's, London.