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Celebrating 30 years opening children's hearts, minds and worlds
Celebrating 30 years opening children's hearts, minds and worlds
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Global harvest festivals, a new activity deck, A to Z environmental activism and more!

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Celebrating 30 years opening children's hearts, minds and worlds

30th Anniversary Events

Join us Concord, MA this month for a global art exhibition & LIVE performances!

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Our mission is to open children's hearts, minds and worlds. 

Our mission is to open children's hearts, minds and worlds. 

Our mission is to open children's hearts, minds and worlds. 

Our mission is to open children's hearts, minds and worlds. 

Our mission is to open children's hearts, minds and worlds. 

Barefoot Book Fairs
Barefoot Book Fairs
Barefoot Book Fairs
Barefoot Book Fairs
Scrap Metal Swan
Scrap Metal Swan

Join us in celebrating 30 years of raising global citizens. 

Join us in celebrating 30 yearsof raising global citizens. 

Join us in celebrating 30 yearsof raising global citizens. 

Join us in celebrating 30 yearsof raising global citizens. 

Join us in celebrating30 years of raisingglobal citizens. 

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  1. That's Mine!
    That's Mine!

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  2. Mindful Kids
    Mindful Kids

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  3. A Rainbow of Rocks
    A Rainbow of Rocks

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  4. Count On Us!
    Count On Us!

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    Barefoot Books Water
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  6. Run, Little Chaski!
    Run, Little Chaski!

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  7. The More We Get Together
    The More We Get Together

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  8. My Panda Sweater
    My Panda Sweater

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  9. The Book Tree
    The Book Tree

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  10. Planet Power
    Planet Power

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  11. Number Circus
    Number Circus
    was $19.99 Special Price $9.99
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  12. Scrap Metal Swan
    Scrap Metal Swan

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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. 

Learning Hub
Learning Hub
Learning Hub
Learning Hub

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

September 06, 2022
Gratitude Activity for Kids: Make an Ubuntu Collage
Make a South African ubuntu collage and reflect on all of the people in your life you are connected…
August 31, 2022
The true story behind Sheetal Sheth’s book ‘Making Happy’
Sheetal Sheth shares the true story behind her book ‘Making Happy.’
August 03, 2022
June 17, 2022
Teacher’s Pick: How Stephanie from PA used ‘The Book Tree’ in her classroom
See how Stephanie Conrad, a Montessori Teacher and Summer Program Director used ‘The Book Tree’…
June 15, 2022
8 Best books about father figure relationships
Our top picks bring you fun and impactful stories that celebrate dads everywhere.
June 09, 2022
Meet our author Wafa' Tarnowska on her book tour
Award-winning author of ‘Nour’s Secret Library’ will visit Massachusetts and D.C. for…
May 24, 2022
Preventing summer learning loss is easier than you think
Prevent summer learning loss with this kid-friendly reading log and book report template.
May 22, 2022
Sustainability Activity for Kids: Make a Rwandan “Plastics Penalty Pot”
Learn how to make a “Plastics Penalty Pot” inspired by Rwandan agaseke baskets and help prevent…
May 18, 2022
How to help kid activists write letters to their government representatives
Author and scientist, Stacy Clark gives kids tips for writing a letter about climate change to…
April 18, 2022
5 ways to empower dual language learners in the classroom
Director of Global Citizenship, Dr. Paula L. Jackson walks educators through the HEART method of…
April 01, 2022
6 bookstores to visit in Massachusetts
Here are some of our favorite bookstores to visit in Massachusetts.
March 17, 2022
The real-life blessing behind ‘Zahra’s Blessing: A Ramadan Story’
Author Shirin Shamsi shares her journey to writing her exciting new picture book!
February 17, 2022
7 tips for bedtime reading from a children's sleep expert
Children's sleep expert, Dr. Sarah Mitchell, offers 7 tips for incorporating books into bedtime…
February 14, 2022
Top 10 picks for Earth Day reads
Our STEAM books and activity deck teach young readers about the many resources our precious planet…
January 03, 2022
What it was like to illustrate ‘Barefoot Books Water’
Hear from artist Mariona Cabassa on her experience illustrating our STEAM picture book ‘Barefoot…
December 08, 2021
Our top book picks by kids and our editors
Find out which books our young readers—and our editors—are LOVING!
November 15, 2021
4 Ways to Create Family Food Traditions with Kids
Paula Jackson discusses how to make family food traditions fun and engaging for children, while…
October 20, 2021
Why we’re getting rid of our CDs
Our singalong picture books will gradually stop including a CD. But you can still access the audio…
October 12, 2021
How to talk to kids about climate change
Authors and climate activists Christy Mihaly and Stacy Clark provide tips for how to talk to school…
August 16, 2021
Spark children’s curiosity about the ancient Inka empire
Learn the history behind this boldly illustrated picture book, and enjoy a craft and game too!

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