King David and Akavish the Spider

By Sylvia Rouss
Illustrated Ari Binus
Ages 3-8, 36pp, 10 x 9
978-1-68115-504-3, $9.95

When a young shepherd boy aims a stone at a spider web, he little dreams that it is the beginning of a lasting friendship – or that the small creature will one day save his life. Akavish the Spider makes a promise to David, which he keeps. But the greatest gift he gives is the knowledge that size and strength don't always win the day: by using your own special gift and your wits, anything is possible! It’s a lesson for a king, and one that the future King of Israel will never forget…