It's early on a warm summer morning as the ship Southern Cross gently rocks in the water. BOOM! Suddenly a cannonball from a pirate ship whistles through the air and splashes in the water near her. Come along with Captain John Fisher and his men as they encounter pirates and adventures on their mission to spread the gospel. As the captain takes a break to spin a yarn about Jonah - and it's a whale of a tale! - the crew gets a surprise of its own!
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 40 Vendor: New Leaf Publishing Publication Date: 2003 Dimensions: 10. X 10.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0890513902 ISBN-13: 9780890513903 Availability: In Stock Ages: 4-8
Children 's book with pirates, ships, whales, and of course Jonah Story of Jonah told in a unique way A clever and fun way of telling a familiar Bible story Includes questions for parents to discuss with their children Join Captain John Fisher and the men aboard the Southern Cross, an Australian ship commissioned for the purpose of spreading the gospel in the summer of 1849. After a morning of warding off pirates, the captain tells the crew the Bible story about Jonah and the great fish, and it's a Whale of a Story With dazzling illustrations and plenty of action, this is sure to be any child's favorite bedtime -- or anytime -- story