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Call The Midwife to release a new series book

Call The Midwide is publishing a brand new series companion book called 'The Wisdom of Call The Midwife: Words of inspriation from the Sisters and midwives of Nonnatus House' with a foreward by Heidi Thomas. 

The best life-affirming words of wisdom on love, loss, friendship, family and more from the much-loved British drama, Call the Midwife.

 ‘Every woman alive is the sum of all she ever did, and felt, and was.’ Sister Julienne

‘It's a baby, not a lubricated penguin. They don't come sliding out to order!’ Sister Evangelina

There is light. There is. Look for it. Look for it shining over your shoulder, on the past. It was light where you went once. It is light where you are now. It will be light, where you will go again.’ Narration by Jennifer

Call the Midwife is loved across the world for its moving and intimate insights into the colourful world of midwifery and family life in the East End of London in the 1950s and 60s. The residents of Poplar and of Nonnatus House have brought comfort and joy to millions of people through their words and shared experiences. In this book you will find a collection of the best, most heart-warming and inspiring narrations and life-affirming quotes, taken from the original scripts.

There are lessons on love, friendship, motherhood, faith, family, home and much more - and we will hear from, among others, the glamorous but vulnerable Trixie, forthright Nurse Crane, the delightfully witty Sisters Evangelina and Monica Joan and of course the wise and iconic narrations of Jennifer. The perfect book to see you through both hard and better times, this lovely collection will inspire and entertain in equal measure.

Published by W&N ‘The Wisdom of Call the Midwife’ will be released in hardback and eBook in the UK on 15th October 2020, but you can pre-order your copy right now by clicking here