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 harvest 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.

Don Bosco and the Sparrows

Don Bosco and the Sparrows

Bettina Hermann and Sybille Wittman. Translated by Sarah Seddon. Illustrations by Petra Lefin


This beautifully illustrated mini picture book tells how Don Bosco took some time out to reflect and reconnect with nature, and with the unlikely help of some sparrows, remembered the message of God.

For children aged 3 to 8 years.

ISBN 978-1-909080-49-2

Paperback square 120mm x 120mm



Day after day, Don Bosco took care of the poor boys of the city of Turin. He gave them food, was their teacher and played games with them. But sometimes, even this kind-hearted priest became stressed when the unruly boys gained the upper hand. Thankfully, Don Bosco was not easily discouraged

Books, Children, Don Bosco