Albert and the Slingshot

The Story of David and Goliath


ISBN: 9780745977942 Categories: ,

ISBN: 9780745977942

Publication date: January 24, 2020

Format: Hardback

Extent: 28 pages

Dimensions: 260mm(length) 215mm(width)

Series: Albert's Bible Stories

Imprint: Lion Children's Books

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"Did I ever tell you the story of the slingshot?"

As David sets off to take food to his brothers on the battlefield, a field mouse slips into his basket, too. Join them as they come face-to-face with the giant Goliath.

An action-packed Bible story about David, the shepherd boy who becomes a nation’s hero. Stunning illustrations bring to life the excitement and the adventure of David’s day on the battle field, bravely facing Goliath.

Meet the author: Richard Littledale

Richard Littledale is a Baptist minister, author and broadcaster. He contributes frequently to Daily Service and Sunday worship on BBC Radio 4, and is a regular contributor on his regional BBC Station, BBC Berkshire. He loves to write for both adults and children, and believes in the power of story.

Meet the author: Heather Heyworth

Heather Heyworth graduated from Goldsmiths University, London with a diploma in art and design. Since leaving college she has worked professionally as a designer and illustrator specialising in greeting cards, giftwrap, magazines, licensed characters and plush toys. In the last 10 years, she has returned to her first love, children’s books using a combination of conventional hand drawing and digital artwork. In her spare time she enjoys interior design, reading and walking in the fabulous Suffolk countryside where she lives.

Reviews for Albert and the Slingshot

"Albert the mouse is a master storyteller, bringing Bible stories to life in new and captivating ways. The writing is exquisite, the pictures divine, and you'll fall in love with all his little friends."

Anna Cookson, author and BBC radio presenter

"Beautifully written retellings of favourite family Bible stories, perfect for snuggling up for a story time with loved ones."

Gemma Hunt, children's TV presenter & Alpha Film Series host,

"Richard writes with quiet charm."

Emily Jeffery, radio presenter and podcaster

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