The autumn equinox has officially marked the end of summer as we transition into autumn. Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and days are becoming shorter. October brings us harvests festivals, atmospheric morning mists, shimmering light in bronzed woodlands and, of course, home comforts. So, grab your jumper, plump up your cushions and delight in the season that is tailor-made for curling up with a good book.

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