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Our mission is to share stories, connect families, and inspire children. 

Our mission is to share stories, connect families,and inspire children. 

Our mission is to share stories, connectfamilies, and inspire children. 

Our mission is toshare stories, connect families,and inspire children. 

Our mission is to sharestories, connect families,and inspire children. 

Ease Autumn transitions with books for social-emotional learning

Who are the children in your life? Let's #OpenTheirWorld! 

Who are the children in your life?Let's #OpenTheirWorld! 

Who are the children in your life?Let's #OpenTheirWorld! 

Who are the childrenin your life? Let's#OpenTheirWorld! 

Who are the childrenin your life? Let's#OpenTheirWorld! 

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    The Bread Pet

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    A Gift for Amma

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    The Last Hazelnut

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    Dance like a Leaf

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    The More We Get Together

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    From My Window

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    A Rainbow of Rocks

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At Barefoot, we believe in the transformative power of storytelling. 

At Barefoot, we believe in the transformativepower of storytelling. 

At Barefoot, we believe in the transformativepower of storytelling. 

At Barefoot, we believein the transformativepower of storytelling. 

At Barefoot, we believein the transformativepower of storytelling. 

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    Dinner on Domingos

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    Dumpling Day

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    Planet Power

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    Yoga Adventure!

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Together, we are part of something more powerful than we can be on our own. 

Together, we are part of something more powerfulthan we can be on our own. 

Together, we are part of something morepowerful than we can be on our own. 

Together, we are part ofsomething more powerful thanwe can be on our own. 

Together, we are part ofsomething more powerfulthan we can be on our own. 

Living Barefoot Blog

July 19, 2021
Illustrating the favelas of Río de Janeiro in ‘From My Window’
We spoke to the illustrator Vanina Starkoff about the inspiration behind her vibrant artwork, which…
June 23, 2021
How inclusiveness and belonging inspired my book ‘Whole Whale’
Writer Karen Yin shares how inclusiveness and belonging inspired her picture book ‘Whole Whale.’
June 14, 2021
Barefoot Books' #OwnVoices Statement
At Barefoot Books, it is our absolute priority to make sure our contributors, audiences and team…
June 09, 2021
How I illustrated the picture book ‘Whole Whale’
Illustrator Nelleke Verhoeff shares how she created the illustrations for our picture book ‘Whole…
June 01, 2021
What inspired us to write ‘Family Reunion’
Get a behind-the-scenes look of our upcoming picture book, ‘Family Reunion,’ from the…
May 24, 2021
7 tips for selecting diverse and inclusive books
According to research, children begin to develop racial bias during infancy! Here are tips for…
May 18, 2021
Join our FREE Barefoot Summer Book Club!
Children of all ages can explore topics like yoga and mindfulness, STEAM learning, kindness and…
May 06, 2021
All about our office move to Bradford Mill!
Barefoot Books has a new home in Concord, Massachusetts. Learn how we transformed the space to make…
May 03, 2021
Enter our Teacher Appreciation giveaway to win a Classroom Set!
Enter our giveaway and win one of five Classroom Sets to give to your teacher!
April 21, 2021
How kids of all ages can create poems with free “poetry frames”
Author and poet Sarah Nelson teaches you how to create a poem.
April 12, 2021
3 kid-friendly gardening activities for STEAM learning
Teach kids the science of gardening with these 3 unique activities from our deck ‘Kids’…
April 07, 2021
Top 10 picks for Earth Day reads
Our STEAM books and activity deck teach young readers about the many resources our precious planet…
March 26, 2021
How to run your own Barefoot Books business
Learn about a day in the life of a Community Bookseller.
March 19, 2021
Tips for supporting literacy development at different ages
Here are some practical, evidence-based tips for supporting literacy from infancy through school…
March 03, 2021
Why are we pressuring preschoolers to learn how to read?
Whether your child is an early reader or not, the ideal method for teaching reading is fun and free…
February 22, 2021
Keeping it real with toddler yoga: 10 tips from a yoga-expert mom
Amy Hrobak, LICSW, an experienced children’s yoga teacher, shares her advice on starting a yoga…
January 25, 2021
Top 5 ways to ignite your child’s love of reading
Five reading and literacy tips to encourage a love of books in your child.
January 13, 2021
6 reasons the Barefoot Book Box is a must-have for families right now
5 reasons why our new Barefoot book subscription is a must-have for families.
December 28, 2020
An end-of-the-year message from CEO and Co-Founder Nancy Traversy
Watch an end-of-the-year message from our CEO and Co-Founder Nancy Traversy.
December 23, 2020
Season’s greetings from the Barefoot Books Team
Warm wishes from the Barefoot Books Team.

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