Summer's here, the days are getting longer, and June is the month when we celebrate Father's Day and Volunteers’ Week along with the summer solstice, midsummer and Wimbledon tennis tournament. This year is especially busy as we also celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Take some time out from the busyness of June to reflect and read some of the books we offer.

Chloe and Jack visit the Vatican

Chloe and Jack visit the Vatican

Kirsten Piech. Translated by Kathleen Pearce. Illustrations by Martina Špinková


A tour of St Peter's for children, using the story of a little girl visiting the Vatican.

ISBN 978-0-954838-86-6

Hardback portrait 150mm x 192mm


When Chloe becomes separated from her family in the crowds at St Peter's, she meets Jack, the son of a Swiss Guard, who gives her a very informative tour as he helps her find her relatives.

This book is an excellent introduction to St Peter's and the Vatican. The fascinating topic is related at a child's level and will lead to a better understanding of the history of the Roman Catholic Church.

Books, Children