In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan… as we shiver into another year, its pages blank and ready to be written, January brings us hope and new beginnings. Perhaps a new book could bring inspiration, comfort or a challenge. “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.” Charles William Eliot (1834–1926)

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