May, the month in which the Earth springs into bloom and we start thinking about planting gardens, family picnics and making holiday plans. It’s also the Month of Mary and a busy month in the Salesian calendar. We have a Novena to Mary Help of Christians, books and piety items to honour the Holy Mother.

The Life and Work of Don Bosco, Told to Children

The Life and Work of Don Bosco, Told to Children

Rosa Navarro Durán. Translated by Josie Bland. Illustrated by Jordi Vila Declòs


This charming book is a retelling of significant stories from the life of St John Bosco especially for children aged 7-12.

ISBN 978-1-909080-33-1

Paperback portrait 225mm x 270mm



A delightfully illustrated volume, with chapters on Mamma Margaret, Don Bosco's dreams, and the tale of Grigio - the mysterious grey dog who protected the saint, there is plenty to entertain and inspire young people.

The book concludes with a series of classroom activities that can also be enjoyed by families at home.