The Hard to Swallow Tale of Jonah and the Whale (Paperback)
The story of Jonah is full of ingredients 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 tale their own special twist. The beautiful illustrations and dramatic story line make this a great read.
Joyce Denham has a growing reputation as the 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.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.
"Here is a special book, beautifully produced with softly coloured, charming illustrations." —Carousel on Saint Francis of Assisi