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.

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