About Wendy Sparkes

Wendy Sparkes lives in the UK and has been a Nursery Nurse for over fifteen years working with children aged three to five. She is also the author of the 3 books in her Stop and Smell the Roses Series: A Sunny Day, Snowfall and One Starry Night.

The Adventures of Peter and Leisel 2: A Lesson in Obedience

Timidy the squirrel hears a low growl behind him. He slowly turns and sees the shadow of a great wolf. The adventures of Peter and Leisel continue as Timidy finds Peter and Leisel. But an evil wolf finds Timidy. Will … Continue reading

The Adventures of Peter and Leisel 1: A Lesson in Courage

Talking animals . . . a fire-breathing dragon? Peter and Leisel discover the magical world of Pothering Woods right from their own back yard. But does Leisel wander into a dragon’s lair? Peter must face his own fears as he … Continue reading

Zack Black and the Midnight Snack

Zack Black loves midnight feasts and will do anything to make sure he’s got enough food for his sister’s sleepover. But once Dodger the dog gets involved things don’t go quite according to plan! A fun story about forgiving people, … Continue reading

Songs about Heaven

10…9…8…7…6…5…4…3…2…1…Blast Off! ♫ Somewhere in outer space, God has prepared a place For those who trust him and obey…♫ Do you remember this song from your Sunday School days? I can’t find out who first wrote this song, or when … Continue reading

31 Prayers for My Future Husband: Preparing My Heart for Marriage by Praying for Him

Back in 2013 I wrote a post called Happily Ever After, where I talked about preparing for marriage before you have even met the person you are to marry, and I highlighted a book by Robin Jones Gunn and Tricia Goyer called … Continue reading