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.

An Alpine Shepherd Boy: The Life of Francis Besucco

An Alpine Shepherd Boy: The Life of Francis Besucco

Philip J Pascucci SDB


An account of the brief life of one of Don Bosco's boys from the Oratory.
Part of our Pocketbook series

Paperback portrait 105mm x 148mm

Francis was called "the little shepherd boy of the Alps." He was thirteen years old when he left his beautiful village of Argentera to attend Don Bosco's Oratory in Turin. He was a very sincere and diligent student. He spent a brief five months at Valdocco before he was ready for heaven.