David’s dad gives him a very important job to do. But can the shepherd boy overcome his fear of the Hairy Beast to save the flock? David and the Hairy Beast is the first 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. David and the Hairy Beast gently explores the issue of a young child’s sense of identity and belonging in the family, showing how even they can make a positive contribution. In overcoming his fear of the Hairy Beast, David learns an important lesson that will prepare him for future events... Suitable for children aged 3 to 7.