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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. 

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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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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. 

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At Barefoot, we believein the transformativepower of storytelling. 

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Living Barefoot Blog

18 May 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…
18 April 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…
01 April 2022
6 bookstores to visit in Massachusetts
Here are some of our favorite bookstores to visit in Massachusetts.
17 March 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!
17 February 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…
14 February 2022
Top 10 picks for Earth Day reads
Our STEAM books and activity deck teach young readers about the many resources our precious planet…
03 January 2022
What it was like to illustrate ‘Barefoot Books Water’
Hear from artist Mariona Cabassa on her experience illustrating our STEAM picture book ‘Barefoot…
08 December 2021
Our top book picks by kids and our editors
Find out which books our young readers—and our editors—are LOVING!
15 November 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…
20 October 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…
12 October 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…
16 August 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!
09 August 2021
Ease autumn transitions with book routines
Predictable routines are a parent’s best friend! They help reassure kids that some things will…
19 July 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…
23 June 2021
How inclusiveness and belonging inspired my book ‘Whole Whale’
Writer Karen Yin shares how inclusiveness and belonging inspired her picture book ‘Whole Whale.’
14 June 2021
Barefoot Books' #OwnVoices Statement
At Barefoot Books, it is our absolute priority to make sure our contributors, audiences and team…
09 June 2021
How I illustrated the picture book ‘Whole Whale’
Illustrator Nelleke Verhoeff shares how she created the illustrations for our picture book ‘Whole…
01 June 2021
What inspired us to write ‘Family Reunion’
Get a behind-the-scenes look of our upcoming picture book, ‘Family Reunion,’ from the…
24 May 2021
7 tips for selecting diverse and inclusive books
According to research, children begin to develop racial bias during infancy! Here are tips for…
18 May 2021
Join our FREE Barefoot Summer Book Club!
Children of all ages can explore topics like yoga and mindfulness, STEAM learning, kindness and…

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