Articles by Fiona Smith

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Two new Joseph titles!

Two new titles in the Young Joseph series have been released today! Joseph and the Forgetful Servant Joseph finds himself in prison, with only his imaginary cows to keep him company. Soon he’s joined by a butler and a baker who used to work for Pharaoh. The butler and the baker have strange dreams. Can Joseph work out what they mean? Buy it here. Joseph and the Dreaming Pharaoh Joseph…


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Special Christmas offer

Fans of Young David and Young Joseph in the UK can order author signed copies of any or all of the books in this pre-Christmas special offer. Any 6 books for £30 (usually £36) Any 3 books for £15 (usually £18) Any 1 book for £5.50 (usually £6) Free postage in the UK. Please use the contact form on the author page to let us know which books you would…


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Young Bible Heroes at St Paul’s Cathedral

This is Sharon the Sheep. Poor Sharon is lost in St Paul’s Cathedral, London. Please help me find her during the storytelling workshop I’m going to hold there on Saturday 24th September. Aimed at children 3 – 6yrs, we will hear stories of Young Joseph, spend time making rainbow robes, then journey through the cathedral looking for Sharon. When we find her we will then settle down with juice and…


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Young Joseph launch in Newcastle

The Young Joseph launch took place at the CLC Bookshop in Newcastle on Saturday. We had fewer people than expected (apparently clashing with a Messy Church conference we weren’t aware of!) but those of us who were there had a great time. Here I am with Chloe the Cow reading the stories and signing books. Then there’s a slightly manic shot of me (too much coffee) and assistant bookshop manager,…


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Young Joseph book launch in Newcastle

For fans of the Young Bible Heroes living in and around Newcastle, the new Young Joseph series will be officially launched at CLC Bookshop, Newcastle (behind the Laing Art Gallery), on Saturday 10 September at 11am. Bring your little ones and hear the author read from the books in a fun, interactive storytelling session. There will be juice and biscuits for hungry little tummies and coffee and tea for the…


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Young Joseph books bounce into bookshops

Today I’m bouncing with happiness because the first three books in the Young Joseph series of picturebooks are being released in bookshops around the world. It is always a very strange thing to see the character and story that just started as a little daydream take flesh and flourish. Many thanks to the fantabulous Andy Catling who turned my crazy ideas into pictures – and added some more craziness of…