Carolyn Sparey Fox


Carolyn Sparey Fox is a professional musician based in the United Kingdom.

She studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London,

and was latterly principal viola with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

She is also a commissioned composer.


Amongst musicians she has worked with are the violinist Yehudi Menuhin

and conductor Sir Simon Rattle, and she performed for the

first London production of Jesus Christ superstar.


Carolyn has published three books for adults,

and Abdul’Baha’s Little Brown Cat is her second book for children,

suitable for children of all ages and adults who like to read to them.




New Books ...


Leili and the Blue Balloon



Leili is a little girl with a lot of questions

about the world and the people who live on it. 

She dreams of a beautiful white bird,

which carries her over the world,

showing her how everything and everyone

is connected.



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Abdul'Baha's Little Brown Cat



Written for children of all ages,

this book tells the story of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s

last years through the eyes and ears

of His little brown cat.


It is published in commemoration

of the centenary of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s

passing in November 1921.


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Little Acorn 



Little Acorn is inspired by the following 

reported words of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá:


“The outpouring of the Holy Spirit 

changes the small acorn 

into an overshadowing tree ...”



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plus the memoir ...


A Question of Time 



A Question of Time offers a glimpse

into the lives of two ordinary people

living in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century.

They kept diaries and they had memories;

they wrote and they spoke;

they were Leslie and Joan Sparey,

and they were my parents. 


This is their story.


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Mark Callaghan




The perception at the heart of this work is simple.

Generally, we associate the term ‘evolution’ with life,

but actually, evolution is a principle of organisation

that underlies everything that exists,

from the smallest sub-atomic particles

to the most complex life forms - up to and including,

our personal experience of existence.



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