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 ... David and the Grumpy King is the fifth in the Young David series of Bible stories for kids about the childhood of King David, tales which read between the lines of what the Bible tells us about David’s early years. These light-hearted and beautifully illustrated picture books will delight parents and children alike, regardless of your religious convictions. In this new adventure in the life of David, the shepherd boy is spending the summer holiday with his best friend Jonathan under the supervision of the Prophet Samuel. All goes well until King Saul comes home and discovers that the lad has been anointed as the next king of Israel... In this age-appropriate retelling of the Bible story of when Saul tries to kill David with a spear when he is playing the harp, children learn about the faithfulness of God, the value of friendship and the need to forgive our enemies. Suitable for children aged 3 to 7.