Oh No, Jonah! By Tilda Balsley

Oh No, Jonah! By Tilda Balsley

Code: 0-7613-5139-9



Product Description

The biblical story of Jonah the reluctant and cranky prophet is retold in gorgeous color and catchy rhyme. Balsley (Let My People Go) casts into verse the familiar story of Jonah and the whale (or great fish) as well as what happens after Jonah finally gets to Nineveh and a merciful God forgives the cityís transgressors, much to the prophetís chagrin. The focus of Balsleyís retold story becomes forgiveness (ďand showing us how to forgiveĒ), an interpretation that actually simplifies a problematic biblical book about a prophet who ducks his duty and then gets mad at God. Jagoís illustrations make the story ...