Child Spirituality & Theology Books

Here is a list of available books at £5 for each individual book or negotiable bulk buy for researchers and students. I am also happy to provide cover photos and copyright details. If you are interested in purchasing please email

Child Spirituality Theology and Church History Books

Aiken, John & Barbauld, Anna Letitia Evenings At HomeMilner & Co1898?Fragile Primary SourceChild Spirituality
Anthony, Michael and MichelleA Theology for Family MinistriesB & H Publishing2011NewChild Theology
Backhouse, Robert (Ed) The Journals of George WhitefieldHodder & Stoughton1993FairChurch History
Backhouse, Robert (Ed)The Autobiography of Charles SpurgeonHodder & Stoughton1993FairChurch History
Baker, Jenny & Ratnayake, MoyaTune In Chill Out: Contemplative Prayer in Youth WorkChristian Education2004FairYouth Spirituality
Bakke, O. M. When Children Became PeopleAugsburg Fortress Press2005Good – writing in marginsHistory of Childhood
Barnard, H CA History of English Education from 1760University of London Press Ltd1961GoodReligious Education
Bebbington, DavidThe Dominance of EvangelicalismIVP2005As NewChurch History
Beckwith, IvyPostmodern Children’s MinistryZondervan2004As NewChild Spirituality
Berryman, JeromeGodly Play: An Imaginative Approach to Religious EducationAugsburg Fortress Press1991Good – some writing in marginsChild Spirituality
Berryman, JeromeTeaching Godly PlayMorehouse Publishing2009GoodChild Spirituality
Berryman, Jerome & Stewart, SonjaYoung Children and WorshipWestminster John Knox Press1989GoodChild Spirituality
Berryman, JeromeTeaching Godly Play: The Sunday Morning HandbookAbingdon Press1995Good – some writing in marginsChild Spirituality
Bonner, CareyThe Christ The Church and The Child: The Ridley LecturesThe Kingsgate Press1921FairChild Theology
Borgman, DeanWhen Kumbaya Is Not Enough: Practical Theology for Youth MinistryHendrickson Publishers1997GoodYouth Theology
Bridger, FrancisChildren Finding FaithCPAS2000FairChild Spirituality
Brierley, DannyWhat Every Volunteer Youth Worker Should KnowAuthentic Lifestyle2003GoodYouth Spirituality
Brierley, Dr PeterSteps to the FutureScripture Union 2000GoodChild Evangelism
Bristow, Amelia (Ed)The Christian Lady’s Friend and Family RepositoryHoldsworth & Ball1832Fragile Primary SourceChurch History
British Council of ChurchesThe Child in the Church: Understanding Christian NurtureBCC1984FairChild Spirituality
Brown, Elizabeth BSurviving the Loss of a ChildBaker Publishing Group2010GoodAdult Spirituality
Bunyan, JohnThe Holy WarGeorge Virtue1846FairIllustrated History
Burton, Ernest D W & Mathews, ShailerPrinciples and Ideals for the Sunday SchoolUniversity Chicago Press1907Fragile Primary SourceReligious Education
Caffyn, JohnSussex Schools in the 18th Century: Schools Teachers and ScholarsSussex Record Society1998As NewSocial History
Charlesworth, Maria LouisaMinistering Children A SequelS W Partridge & Co1866Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Children’s Special Service MissionCSSM Choruses No. 1CSSM1936FairWorship
Children’s Special Service MissionOur Own MagazineCSSM1885Fragile Primary SourceReligious Education
Collingridge, W H & LOld Jonathan: The District and Parish HelperW H & L Collingridge1892Fragile Primary SourceVictorian Periodical
De Mause, Lloyd (Ed)The History of ChildhoodSouvenir Press1974FairHistory of Childhood
DeVries, LeonardBygone DaysHamlyn1984FairIllustrated Victorian Fiction
DeVries, LeonardFlowers of DelightDobson Books Ltd1965GoodHistory of Childhood
DeVries, LeonardLittle Wide AwakeArthur Barker Ltd1967FairIllustrated Victorian Fiction
Edgeworth, MariaThe Parent’s AssistantC. Baldwin1834Fragile Primary SourceHistory of Childhood
Ewing, Juliana HoratiaThe Story of a Short LifeSPCK1886Fragile Primary SourceEvangelical Victorian Fiction
Ewing, Juliana HoratiaJackanapesSPCK1884Fragile Primary SourceEvangelical Victorian Fiction
Ewing, Juliana HoratiaDaddy Darwin’s DovecotSPCK1880Fragile Primary SourceEvangelical Victorian Fiction
Ewing, Juliana HoratiaA Flat Iron for a Farthing1903Fragile Primary SourceEvangelical Victorian Fiction
Ewing, Juliana HoratiaMary’s Meadow and Letters From A Little GardenSPCK1886Fragile Primary SourceEvangelical Victorian Fiction
Ewing, Juliana HoratiaLob Lie-By-The-FireSPCK1886Fragile Primary SourceEvangelical Victorian Fiction
Farrar, Frederic WEric or Little by Little a Tale of Roslyn SchoolS W Partridge & co1911?Fragile Primary SourceEvangelical Victorian Fiction
Fowler, James WStages of FaithHarper Collins1995FairChild Spirituality
Francis, LeslieHis Spirit Is With usCollins Liturgical Publications1984GoodChild Spirituality
Francis, Mrs C DThe Children’s Book of Old Testament StorySPCK1913FairReligious Education
Frank, PennyEvery Child a Chance to ChooseCPAS2002GoodChild Evangelism
Golden, MarkChildren and Childhood in Classical AthensJohn Hopkins University Press1990GoodHistory of Childhood
Groser, WilliamIllustrative Teaching or Practical Hints to Sunday School TeachersThe Sunday School Union1865Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Harvey, RuthReady or Not: Children, Spirituality and Journeying TogetherWild Goose Publications 2012GoodChild Spirituality
Horn, PamelaThe Victorian Country ChildRoundwood Press1974FairHistory of Childhood
Houghton, JohnA Closer Look at Harry PotterKingsway2001GoodChild Spirituality
Houlston & SonsThe Little Gleaner Vol 1 Houlston & Sons1879Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Hughes, MaryJenny’s Waterproof and Nelly’s HomeReligious Tract Society1874Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Jackson, LeeEffective Schools WorkKingsway2003FairChild Evangelism
Kelly, GerardGet a Grip on the Future Monarch1999FairYouth Evangelism
Lasdun, SusanMaking Victorians: The Drummond Children’s World 1827-1832Victor Gollanz Ltd1983GoodSocial History
Lawson, Kevin EUnderstanding Children’s Spirituality (Ed)Wipf and Stock Publishers2012Good – some writing in marginsChild Spirituality
Le Feuvre, AmyProbable SonsReligious Tract Society1895FairChild Evangelism
LeFever, MarleneLearning StylesDavid C Cook1995FairChild Evangelism
Leicester, Mal. Modgil, Celia and SohanEducation Culture and Values  Vol 5 Spiritual and Religious EducationRoutledge2000As New – few ticks in marginsReligious Education
Lochhead, MarionTheir First Ten Years: Victorian ChildhoodJohn Murray1956FairHistory of Childhood
Macsorley, Catherine MaryGoodbye SummerSPCK1910?Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
McEntee, SeanPreaching and Teaching the Gospels to ChildrenThe Columba Press1992FairChild Evangelism
Meek, MargaretInformation and Book LearningThimble Press1997GoodChild Development
Menzies, Mrs StephenThe Travellers Guide from Death to LifeReligious Tract Society1920?Fragile Primary SourcePeriodical of Tracts
Mercer, Joyce AnnWelcoming Children: A Practical Theology of ChildhoodChalice Press2005NewChild Theology
Mintz, StevenHuck’s Raft: A History of American ChildhoodHarvard University Press2006GoodHistory of Childhood
Molesworth, Ennis GrahamCarrots – Just a Little BoyMacmillan and Co Ltd1896Fragile Primary SourceVictorian Fiction
Monk, William HenryHymns Ancient and ModernWilliam Clowes and Sons1875Fragile Primary SourceWorship
Montague, C JSixty Years in Waifdom or the Ragged School Movement in English HistoryAugustus Kelley Publishers1969GoodSocial History
Moore, LucyMessy HospitalityBible Reading Fellowship2016As NewChild Evangelism
Moore, PaulMaking Disciples in Messy ChurchBible Reading Fellowship2013GoodChild Evangelism
Morrison, Thomas The Sabbath School Teachers HandbookSunday School Union1892Fragile Primary SourceReligious Education
Mortimer, Favell LeeThe Peep of Day: A Series of The Earliest Religious InstructionHatchards1873Fragile Primary SourceChild Spirituality
Newland, Mary ReedThe Year and Our ChildrenLongmans Green & Co1957FairReligious Education
Newton, Rev RichardThe King’s HighwayJames Nisbet & Co Ltd1860Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Old, Margaret V & Stephenson, Elspeth MSing to GodScripture Union 1974Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Owen, DavidEnglish Philanthropy 1660-1960Harvard College1964FairSocial History
Peacock, Roger SPioneer of Boyhood Story of Founder of Boys BrigadeAbbey House Westminster1961FairHistory of Childhood
Presbyterian Church of EnglandSchool Praise: A Hymn Book for the YoungJames Nesbit & Co1912Fragile Primary SourceWorship
Price, AlanChildren in RenewalHodder & Stoughton1996FairChild Evangelism
Pritchard, MarianThe Helper: A Handbook for SS Teachers and ParentsSunday School Association1900FairReligious Education
Richards, AnneChildren in the BibleSPCK2013GoodChild Theology
Riddell, MichaelThreshold of the FutureSPCK1999GoodYouth Spirituality
Rigg, Ellen RossThe Pearly GatesS W Partridge & Co1876Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Root, AndrewBonhoeffer as Youth WorkerBaker Academic2014As NewChild Theology
Rousseau, Jean Jaques (Tr. Barbara Foxley)Emile Dent: Everyman’s Library1963GoodHistory of Childhood
Schorsch, AnitaImages of Childhood: An Illustrated Social HistoryMayflower Books1979FairSocial History
Scull, Harold & Evans, TreyerThe Golden Book of Children’s HymnsBlandford Press1952FairWorship
Shaw, S BTouching Incidents and Remarkable Answers to Prayer for ChildrenFaith Publishing House1895?FairChild Spirituality
Silber, KatePestalozzi: The Man and His WorkRoutledge and Kegan Paul Ltd1965GoodReligious Education
Smith, WilliamA Smaller Dictionary of the Bible for the Use of Schools and Young PersonsJohn Murray1866FairReligious Education
SPCKA Child’s Guide to Morning Prayer (Illustrated by Margaret Chester)SPCK1958FairChild Spirituality
Steedman, AmyIn God’s Garden: Stories of the Saints for Little ChildrenT C & E C Jack1906Fragile Primary SourceReligious Education
Stephenson, Eliza TaborWhen I Was A Little GirlMacmillan and Co Ltd1896Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Stretton, HesbaHow Apple-Tree Court Was WonReligious Tract Society1890?Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Stretton, HesbaLittle Meg’s ChildrenJohnson Reprint1868Good Reprint 1970Child Evangelism
Stretton, HesbaLost GipReligious Tract Society1917Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Sturge, M CartaSome Little Quakers in Their NurserySimpkin Marshall Ltd1929Fragile Primary SourceHistory of Childhood
Temple, NigelSeen and Not Heard: Garland of Fancies for Victorian ChildrenHutchinson of London1970FairVictorian Fiction
The Book SocietyThe Christian ParentThe Book Society1789Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
The National SocietyHow Faith GrowsThe Church of England1991GoodChild Spirituality
The Sunday School UnionThe Silver Link: Monthly Magazine for Home and SchoolThe Sunday School Union1896FairChildren’s Periodicals
The Way, Heythrope CollegeThe Spirituality of Children Vol 86 Summer 1996Heythrope College1996FairChild Spirituality
Thomas Nelson and SonsThe Story of John Smeaton and the Eddystone LighthouseT Nelson and Sons1873Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Trease, GeoffreyTales Out of School: A Survey of Children’s FictionWilliam Heinemann Ltd1949FairSocial History
Vaughan, Rev  JamesThe Children’s Sermons Preached in Christ Church BrightonHoulston & Wright1867Fragile Primary SourceChild Evangelism
Vincent, AdrianVictorian Watercolours of ChildrenMichael Joseph Ltd1987GoodSocial History
Walton, Mrs O F & C WrightA Peep Behind the Scenes (Revised Ed)Bridge Publishing Ltd1982FairChild Evangelism
Watford, JackYesterday and Today: A History of CrusadersCrusaders1995GoodHistory of Childhood
Wells Gardner Darton & Co LtdSunday Reading for the Young Vol. 35Wells Gardner Darton & Co Ltd1907FairChildren’s Periodicals
White, JohnThe Child’s MindRoutledge2002GoodPhilosophy of Education
Williams, John GWorship and the Modern Child: A Book for Parents Clergy and TeachersSPCK1962FairChild Spirituality
Willmer, Haddon & White, Keith JEntry Point: Towards Child Theology With Matthew 18WTL Publications2013FairChild Theology
Wilson, William CarusThe Teacher’s VisitorSeeley Burnside and Seeley1847Fragile Primary SourceReligious Education
Withers, Margaret & Pinchin, TonyCelebrating for All God’s FamilyGracewing1996FairChild Spirituality
Wynne-Jones, PatChildren Death and BereavementScripture Union 1986FairReligious Education
Yonge, Charlotte MaryThe Little DukeBlackie & Son Ltd1908FairVictorian Fiction