When Colin asks Jane to marry him she joyfully accepts - but then asks him if he would mind waiting for a few months, maybe a year and a half, as she has always wondered if God was calling her to be a nun. Over the course of 18 months, in 2011-2012, she tests out this vocation in a series of religio..
For ages: 3 - 5A Bible story book especially for little children who take their Teddy everywhere - now in a cute pink edition This Bible story book contains 12 favourite retellings, chosen to emphasise the message of God's love and care. Each story concludes with a blessing, prayer or reflection whi..
'Hazardous drinking' in the UK is widespread: 1 in 4 according to a recent government survey. More severe 'alcohol dependence' affects nearly 6% of the UK population - that's 1.8 million people. But for each alcoholic there is usually a family - estimates suggest that at least 3 people per alcohol a..
Age range 3 to 5A sleepy cat up on the roof spies something interesting going on in the courtyard below - rushing around, guests... food! As the cat
goes down to sneak scraps from the table he tells the story that he sees unfolding before him: Jesus turning water to wine. A charming
slant on the fam..
Increasing numbers of people are enduring huge levels of stress - economic pressures, family concerns, worries about jobs and health all contribute. And for many, the stress gets worse, increasing until they cannot even get out of bed to start the day. Their personality changes, their relationships ..
Are you living or working with someone who has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? Perhaps it's your partner, or child; a parent, close friend of work colleague? Diagnosed as often as diabetes, the condition can lead both sufferers and those around them to feel isolated. But you are not alone. This..
'First Steps' is a new series of short, affordable self-help on a range of key topics. In First Steps out of Problem Drinking, John McMahon draws on extensive experience, both professionally as a university lecturer in substance abuse, and personally as a former alcoholic. He explains what makes dri..
"First Steps' is a new series of short, affordable self-help on a range of key issues. In First Steps out of Gambling, Lisa Mills and Joanna Hughes draw on extensive experience, both professionally and personally to address the issue of gambling addiction. What is gambling? How does it become an ad..
It is estimated that around 20% of the world's population smoke - one in five people. Someone, somewhere, dies of a tobacco-related illness every 8 seconds - whether that is lung cancer, asthma, emphysema or bronchitis. And it costs a fortune. Smoking is a choice - often one people make when they ar..
"First Steps' is a new series of short, affordable self help guides on a range of key topics. In First Steps through Bereavement, Sue Mayfield draws on her personal and spiritual experience to provide advice and inspiration to coping with bereavement. As well as covering the different stages of ber..
Age range 3-5
Little Hog Hates Hugs! Can his friends persuade him that hugs are great?
Little Hog is the cutest, cuddliest hog in the whole forest, and EVERYONE wants to hug him! But Little Hog doesn't like hugs - he's far too old for that. He makes a poster telling everyone: "Hogs Hate Hugs!" and s..
At the age of 18, Eleanor goes to France to enter a convent, after four years of struggling with the religious life, she becomes a nun, and then trains as a midwife in a large innercity hospital in Liverpool. While Beatlemania grips the nation, she is trying to coordinate the demands of th religious..