We are influenced by what we put into our minds – good or bad. Christian books help us think about spiritual and moral issues in a positive way. Christian characters can inspire us in the way they win through in
It won’t be too long before Lent begins (Tuesday 5th March is Shrove Tuesday). What about reading a Christian book with your child (or as a family) – a bit every day through Lent this year? Be a great opportunity to …
The two boxes of books we sent to Archbishop Ben Kwashi in Plateau State in Nigeria have arrived! We are delighted to hear this wonderful news, and are grateful to all who donated. These books will go to schools in
Reviews like this make all the hard work worthwhile: A little boy said after reading Deepest Darkness, “It made me happy.” This little chap suffers from low self-esteem and anxieties. His mum, who read the book with him, said, “I
I’ve posted this before, but some things are worth repeating 🙂 1. Stories stick in your mind (Jesus told stories for a reason!)2. Christian books are a great way to share the good news.3. Young people can reflect on subjects
It’s nearly a month since Christmas! Please pray for all the children who received our books as Christmas presents…
We are currently working on larger versions of The Birthday Shoes and I Want to Be an Airline Pilot. All good fun! These are such lovely stories, and I think the larger, updated versions will be great for readers. Discussion
Christian books are an encouragement and blessing. Don’t forget to buy them for your kids, too. They need blessing and encouragement every bit as much as we do…
We love seeing our books going to children all over the world. This box is off to an International Christian school in Burundi. 🙂
We can’t promise that any of our books will change lives. But it’s not our job to change lives – the only person who can do that is the Lord himself. Our job is to faithfully keep sharing the good news – and praying that the seeds …
Please pray that a parcel of books we sent to this school in Kigali, Rwanda, will arrive soon! These children don’t have many story books, so our books will make a difference, both to their education, and perhaps the Lord
We have been working hard to get discussion questions for our books here on our website. These questions can act as discussion starters for parents reading the book with a child, teachers with their pupils, church groups with their members…
We don’t know who’s reading our books! We pray for all of the children who read our books. We don’t know many of them by name, of course, but we know someone who does. 🙂 This year we have sent
It’s not too late to buy a Christian book for a child on your heart for Christmas. Let them know you care. 🙂 Christian books can be more than just a fun story. They can reach down and touch the
Christmas is a fun time for most of us, but when the food and drink is gone, the decorations are back in their boxes and all the festivities are over, a Christian book can continue to bring light, life, hope,
Christmas is a fun time for most of us, but when the food and drink is gone, and the decorations back in their boxes, a Christian book can continue to bring light, life, hope, faith, peace and joy, long after
Love seeing our books in Christian bookshops! Found these books are on the shelves at The Christian Bookshop at Pratts Bottom, Orpington. Thanks to Judith and the team for stocking and promoting them. 🙂
Sent off a box of books to Star School in Kigali, Rwanda, this morning! Our connection there is author Mary Weeks Millard, who was instrumental in setting up the school some years ago. The third picture is Mary (The Birthday
Dernier Publishing books are getting out and about! On Saturday we had a stand at a Christian Coalition for Education event in Oxford. We met quite a few teachers and headteachers, and we were heartened by the interest shown in
You never know where our books are going to go next… this time it’s Nigeria! I was both delighted and honoured to meet Archbishop Ben Kwashi from Jos (Plateau State) yesterday evening. Archbishop Ben and his amazing wife, Gloria, have
We very much value our relationship with Christian bookshops, and our rep, Peter, who showcases them for us. This week Peter sent us orders from five different Christian bookshops all over the country (including 10 books to Motherwell in Scotland)!
Now we are well into November, it’s time to turn our thoughts to Christmas! If we can help you choose Christian books for your children/teens, please contact us on email, or find us on facebook – we always love to
Yay! Write-for-a-Reason.com has a brand new look! If you write stories for teens and pre-teens, do take a look – you might find just what you need to help you start, finish or publish you book!
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I (Janet Wilson) have been recording A New Me for Torch Trust… sorry it’s not a very good photo, but it wasn’t easy taking a selfie with the book and microphone! We are hoping to bring all Dernier books out
A bit more of a personal post today. Janet here, founder of Dernier Publishing – thanks for being here! I helped at our church Glow Party yesterday evening. We gave a Christian children’s book to each of the children who
We are grateful to Christian bookshops all over the UK for stocking our books. Here are some orders ready to go – perhaps they will end up being Christmas presents! Please pray the books will be an encouragement to all
Author Clive Lewis took some Dernier books to Uganda recently (The City Kid, I Want to Be an Airline Pilot, Living in Hope and Under the Tamarind Tree). Clive gave the books to Dickens Zziwa, National Director of Scripture Union.
A New Me is dyslexia friendly – see how easy it is to read? We would like to update all our books, eventually, to this style, to make them as accessible as we can to as many readers as possible.
So, here are the first photos from the book launch! Thanks to everyone who helped make the event a great success! Please pray for all the children who will read this book. Thank you!
One way you can develop a rich relationship with your children is to read stories together. Mums and Dads, get involved! Talk about the issues the characters face… in this way you can get to understand what your children are
All our books (except for the brand new one, A New Me) are available as ebooks on Amazon’s kindle store. So now you can read any book you like anywhere you like in the world. 🙂 Why not read the
All our books in one neat collage! Who do you know who needs a bit of encouragement? All these books are currently in stock!
Only five days to go to the launch of A New Me! This lovely Christian book for young people (11-13-ish) shows how there is always hope, even when things seem to be going very wrong. If you can come to
Planning BIG, Taking Small Steps Don’t laugh, but I have taken up running. Actually, feel free to laugh if you wish :-). For a long time I’ve been realising the need to do something to increase my level of fitness.
Hello, and welcome to the latest Dernier Publishing newsletter! Bold and Courageous What type of videos do you enjoy watching on YouTube? Surfing dogs, other people’s disasters, how-to videos, Tim Vine clips? (Or maybe you have better things to do!
Perspective I hope you all had a wonderful Easter, celebrating the sacrifice of Jesus for us; his death and resurrection. Recently I’ve been thinking about perspective. Allow me to share a couple of photos with you. I took this first
Welcome to our February Newsletter! How old were you when you became a Christian? I was 13. (I’m not telling you how many years ago that was, hehe!) In a recent survey, practising Christians were asked, ‘At what age did
Newsletter January 2018 Lego Cathedral Though we are many, we are one body. We all know that, of course! On a recent visit to Chester, we visited the cathedral. They are building a Lego model of the cathedral, one brick
Live, Love, Laugh Have you seen the slogan Live, Love, Laugh? It seems to be the in-thing to have inspirational thoughts like this on plaques, calendars, pictures and ornaments. If you could give anything to the ones you love this
Welcome to the Dernier Publishing Newsletter, November 2017 Launch of the Flying Carpet! We had a great time at the launch of Revenge of the Flying Carpet. Thanks to all who came, young and old! It was great to celebrate
Whhhoooo hooooooo, they have arrived, ready for release on 1st November! Revenge of the Flying Carpet is a fun-filled feast for the imagination for 10-14s. If you want to be one of the first to get a copy, you can
Dernier Publishing Newsletter October 2017 Once again we have reached autumn and harvest time – how time flies, along with the swallows! Hope you have had a good summer. Last weekend I went to stay with my brother, who moved
We had a great time at the Christian Resources Together event at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, last week. This event is so everyone in the Christian book/card/gift trade can meet together. Suppliers have exhibition stands, retailers from Christian bookshops
We have sent out our first Book Party Starter Pack! Here it is: It consists of 15 Dernier titles, 20 bookmarks, 20 leaflets and 4 posters (not shown). This is an exciting development! If you would like to hold a
Dear Friends and Supporters, Thank you for reading this! And thank you so much for all your prayers for Dernier – please be assured they are making a massive difference. We are finding more and more outlets to get the
Oh dear, I forgot to post July’s newsletter, after sending it to subscribers. Sorry! 🙁 Some of it is still relevant, at least, so do have a read! Getting Books Out of Boxes A couple of weeks ago I did