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Autumn / Winter Catalog 2015 – 2016

Share stories. Connect families. Inspire children.


At Barefoot Books, we believe in the power of stories.

Our mission is to ...

Share stories Connect families Inspire children Barefoot Books was founded in 1992 by two young moms working from home with the dream of creating beautiful books that celebrate diversity, spark curiosity and capture children’s imaginations. Since then, we’ve grown into a vibrant community through our Ambassador program, which empowers people just like you to start their own home-based businesses selling our award-winning books and gifts.

It all starts at storytime. Are you ready to step inside the world of Barefoot? Kick off your shoes and join us!


Looking back at all the gifts we’ve given our own children over the years, we know that stories have always had the most lasting impact. We’re so excited to present you with this selection of amazing books, gifts and games that will surprise and delight your young ones! Whether the children in your life are newborns or confident readers, you’ll find all kinds of captivating books in our collection. From STEM to faeries to global peace, the themes in our stories transcend the typical. Our books turn every storytime into a valuable opportunity to bond with your children while opening their hearts and minds. So this autumn and winter, celebrate with stories! Come read, sing and dance with us. Let’s live Barefoot together! With warmest wishes for peace, joy and happiness,

Tessa Strickland Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder

Nancy Traversy CEO & Co-Founder

For ages 6+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 For ages 8+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Spanish books . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 For ages 3+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 For ages 0+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Gift guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Host a Barefoot Event. . . . . . 56 Become an Ambassador . . . . 57

Look for this symbol throughout the catalog for great gift ideas! Look for this symbol throughout the catalog for helpful information about child development.

Jessica Kim President

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In this catalog, we’ve included color-coded symbols in the top corner to help you navigate between age groups. Need more help finding the right book? Your Ambassador can help! Don’t have an Ambassador? Check the back cover to learn how to find one. Cover and inside cover illustrations © Nicoletta Ceccoli from The Princess and the White Bear King (see page 5)

All prices listed in this catalog are in USD, suggested retail only and subject to change. Visit us online or ask your Ambassador for current availability and pricing.


Barefoot Books is a thriving global community of kids and adults who believe in the importance of sharing stories. Whether you want to host a Barefoot party or event, start your own business selling Barefoot or simply enjoy our award-winning books, there are so many ways to live Barefoot. Want to know more? Talk to your Barefoot Ambassador! We can’t wait for you to join us! Flip to the back of this catalog to connect with your Ambassador and get started today.

Shop for inspiring children’s books and gifts! Your Ambassador can offer personalized recommendations that will inspire and delight the children in your life, or you can browse our collection online.


Host a Barefoot event and earn free products while you have fun! Whether

you host a family-friendly holiday party, a children’s literacy workshop, a coffee chat with friends or a fundraiser for a cause you believe in, your Barefoot Ambassador can create the perfect event for you. See page 56 to learn more.

Join our Barefoot Ambassador program

and make a difference while you earn an income! Start a home-based business sharing Barefoot’s beautiful books and gifts. We’ll provide all the tools, training and resources you need to make your business a success! See page 57 to learn more.


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The Barefoot Book of Faeries

Collected and retold by Tanya Robyn Batt Illustrated by Gail Newey

This gorgeous gift anthology introduces children to the mischief and magic of faeries of all kinds through stories, poems and snippets of lore. Includes notes on the origins of the stories and instructions for building your own faery house. A must-have for all faery lovers!

Includes instructions for building your own faery house!

Magic Hoofbeats

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Faery Fun Puzzle Produced by Djeco

Experience the magic of playful faeries and their toadstool home! AGES 5+ BOX 9 X 10½ X 2½ IN FINISHED SIZE 15¾ X 14½ IN 54-PIECE PUZZLE 7000003842 $19.99 usd

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Fantastic Horse Tales Retold by Josepha Sherman Illustrated by Linda Wingerter Narrated by Ellen Verenieks

Gallop with magical Pintos, Caspians and Marwaris in this enchanting anthology of horse tales from around the world. Whether they can talk, fly or make themselves invisible, these horses will take you on a globe-trotting ride. Includes two story CDs. AGES 8+ 80PP 9 X 11 IN PAPERBACK WITH 2 STORY CDS 9781782851677 $16.99 usd

AGES 6 – 10 64PP 10¼ X 9 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781782852254 $16.99 usd


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“This story begs to be told aloud”

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The Princess and the White Bear King Written by Tanya Robyn Batt Illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli Narrated by Miranda Richardson

Award-winning Barefoot illustrator Nicoletta Ceccoli creates her dreamy illustrations with acrylics, pencils and oil pastels on canvas. In 2001, she won the Andersen Prize for the best illustrator in Italy. She lives in San Marino.

The Faery’s Gift

Written by Tanya Robyn Batt, illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli and narrated by Niamh Cusack

In this heartwarming Irish tale, a small faery gives a woodcutter one wish as a reward for saving his life. The woodcutter’s mother, father and wife all need different things. How can he help them all with just one wish? AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 10 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781782851455 $10.99 usd

Lose yourself in a magical adventure and be transported to the frozen North by an enchanted bear king. With luminous artwork by Nicoletta Ceccoli and story CD by actress Miranda Richardson. AGES 3 – 7 40PP 10 X 10 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846860942 $10.99 usd

160 pages of fairy tale fun! Fairy Tale Carriage Puzzle

Produced by Djeco

This stylish puzzle pairs perfectly with fairy tale storytimes. AGES 5+ BOX 9 X 10½ X 2¾ IN FINISHED SIZE 15¾ X 14½ IN 54-PIECE PUZZLE 7000003519 $19.99 usd

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The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales

Retold by Malachy Doyle Illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli

No bookshelf is complete without a beautiful anthology of fairy tales. With enchanting illustrations by Nicoletta Ceccoli, this multicultural collection of twelve stories is a timeless classic. AGES 5 – 11 160PP 9 X 11 IN HARDCOVER 9781841487984 $19.99 usd

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Dragons and Magic Folding Paper Toys Produced by Djeco

Fold five fantastical paper figures for play and display with this magical kit. AGES 7+ 5 SHEETS OF 9¼ X 12¼ IN ORIGAMI PAPER FOR MAKING 5 MODELS 7000003529 $12.99 usd

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Magic Stories

Retold by Liz Flanagan Illustrated by Valeria Docampo

Do you believe in magic? A horse that can grant wishes takes readers on a gallop through Russia in Starlight Grey, and in Cara and the Wizard, brave Cara needs to defeat a powerful sorcerer to save her Starlight Grey sister. These magical tales, richly A Story from Russia illustrated by Valeria Docampo, 9781846867781 $7.99 usd will enchant young readers. AGES 6+ 48PP 5½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK

Cara and the Wizard A Story from Ireland

9781846867804 $7.99 usd

just right e r a s e l a t s teriou y night. These mys m r o t s d n a for a dark

“Excellently produced and a joy to read — a cut above many early readers” — Parents in Touch

Monster Stories Retold by Fran Parnell Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Meeting monsters on the page helps children realize that many of the scary things in life are less frightening than they appear — and that monsters can have feelings too! Inspire young readers with these adventures that teach courage, compassion and kindness. AGES 6+ 48PP 5½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK

The Abominable Snowman A Story from Nepal

9781846865589 $7.99 usd

The Mother of Monsters A Story from South Africa 9781846865602 $7.99 usd

The Feathered Ogre A Story from Italy

9781846865626 $7.99 usd

Monster Stories Set

Buy all 6 Monster Stories & save! 7000003337 $41.99 usd

The Terrible Chenoo

A Story from North America 9781846865565 $7.99 usd

Rona Long-Teeth

Grim, Grunt and Grizzle-Tail

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A Story from Tahiti

A Story from Chile

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NEW! SEPTEMBER 2015 Tales of Mystery and Magic

Written and narrated by Hugh Lupton and illustrated by Agnese Baruzzi

Step into a bewitching world and meet singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move on their own and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. These seven stories are spooky fun! AGES 3 – 7 64PP 11 X 9 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781782852544 $16.99 usd

Perfect for the Hal oween season!

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Cauldron Quest Board Game

Produced by Peaceable Kingdom

Work together using strategy and problem-solving to mix a magic potion and to stop the wizard. Everybody wins when you cooperate! AGES 6+ BOX 13 X 10½ X 1½ IN GAME BOARD AND PLAYING PIECES 7000003841 $17.99 usd

Barefoot favorite Hugh Lupton is one of Britain’s leading storytellers. Hugh’s distinctive voice perfectly captures the mystique of the stories he collected and retold for Tales of Mystery and Magic. Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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Global Awareness

The Girl with a Brave Heart A Tale from Tehran Written by Rita Jahanforuz Illustrated by Vali Mintzi

At Barefoot Books, we strive to help parents raise children who are kind, compassionate and aware of the world around them. Barefoot author and Iranian-born Israeli pop star Rita Jahanforuz (pictured here with President Obama) wrote The Girl with a Brave Heart to teach her daughter “to listen to what’s underneath the words people say, and to hear the real, clear sound of people’s hearts.”

Travel to Tehran to meet young Shiraz. When she shows kindness to the strange old woman who lives next door, extraordinary things begin to happen. An unforgettable tale from Tehran-born Israeli pop star Rita Jahanforuz. AGES 4 – 10 40PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846869310 $8.99 usd

The Mountains of Tibet Written and illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein

This exquisitely illustrated story of the happy journey of a Tibetan woodcutter’s soul will calm anxiety about death, ease the pain of loss and help start a dialogue about the cycle of life. Includes commentary by worldrenowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher Sogyal Rinpoche. ALL AGES 32PP 8⅛ X 10⅜ IN HARDCOVER 9781782850472 $16.99 usd

AGES 6+ 80PP 8½ X 10⅜ IN PAPERBACK 9781846868245 $14.99 usd

Interested in cultivating compassion in your community? Host a Barefoot Open Hearts & Minds Party! Enjoy meaningful time together with likeminded parents and get customized book recommendations. See page 56 to learn more about hosting a party. 8

The Barefoot Book of Buddhist Tales

Retold by Sherab Chödzin and Alexandra Kohn Illustrated by Marie Cameron This collection of tales from India, China, Japan and Tibet offers a gentle introduction to the warmth, wisdom and compassion of Buddhist thought.

Research shows that children often jump to incorrect conclusions about other cultures. Sharing stories from around the world is a great way to start a conversation about diversity and compassion.

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Tales of Wisdom and Wonder Retold by Hugh Lupton Illustrated by Niamh Sharkey Narrated by Hugh Lupton

AGES 6+ 64PP 8½ X 10⅜ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781905236848 $15.99 usd

This award-winning collection of traditional tales from around the world shows that things are not always as they seem. Includes story CD.


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The Wise Fool

Fables from the Islamic World Written by Shahrukh Husain Illustrated by Micha Archer

Meet Mulla Nasruddin, a legendary character beloved across the Islamic world. The zany antics of this comic hero will keep young readers laughing out loud and wondering what will happen next! AGES 6 – 10 64PP 11 X 9 IN PAPERBACK 9781782852551 $14.99 usd

Powerful messagaendabpeoutace selfless kindness NEW! OCTOBER 2015

One City, Two Brothers A Story from Jerusalem Written by Chris Smith Illustrated by Aurélia Fronty

Discover the story of how the city of Jerusalem came to be in this unforgettable tale of the kindness of two brothers, which has been passed down through Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities alike for centuries. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 9¾ X 10 IN PAPERBACK 9781782852520 $9.99 usd

e spirit “[One City, Two Brothers] captures th ders and of brotherhood and gives both rea people listeners hope for what could be if than thought more about one another about themselves”— Booklist Illustrations from One City, Two Brothers

Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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For a Winter’s Eve Curl up together by the fire with beautiful books for the family.

NEW! OCTOBER 2015

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Fireside Stories Tales for a Winter’s Eve

Written by Caitlín Matthews and illustrated by Helen Cann

This collection of eight tales is drawn from countries and cultures across the Northern Hemisphere. Ideal for children to read alone or for sharing as a family, this sumptuous gift book is sure to keep you warm all season long. AGES 6 – 10 96PP 11¼ X 9¼ IN HARDCOVER 9781782852513 $19.99 usd

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Christmas Around the World CD Produced by Putumayo World Music

Celebrate with Christmas favorites from many cultures and languages. ALL AGES 5 X 5½ IN 37:50 RUNTIME 9781587590795 $15.99 usd

Includes 5 pages of facts about the song, the celebration and the making of the book! NEW! OCTOBER 2015

The Twelve Days of Christmas Illustrated by Rachel Griffin

This sparkling version of the popular holiday song makes a beautiful Christmas gift or family keepsake. The exquisite handsewn illustrations by Rachel Griffin take readers around the world to India, Africa and beyond. Includes notes about the celebration of the twelve days of Christmas, the origin and meaning of the song and a fascinating illustrator’s note. ALL AGES 32PP 8⅝ X 8⅝ IN HARDCOVER 9781782852216 $14.99 usd

African Tales

A Barefoot Collection Retold by Gcina Mhlophe Illustrated by Rachel Griffin

Barefoot illustrator Rachel Griffin has been collecting the beads and baubles she uses in her artwork since she was 12 years old. Her inspiration for The Twelve Days of Christmas came from her many travels around the world.

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Hanging Stars Paper Mobile Produced by Djeco

Deck the halls with these easyto-make folding paper stars. ALL AGES INCLUDES 3 STARS 5½ X 5½ IN; 7 X 7 IN; 10 ½ X 10 ½ IN 7000003514 $9.99 usd

Babushka

Retold by Sandra Ann Horn Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Babushka is so busy trying to make everything perfect that she almost misses the birth of a miraculous baby. But she’ll learn that the more love you give away, the more you get back. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10¼ X 9 IN PAPERBACK 9781841484112 $7.99 usd

Travel to Africa to hear stories and meet characters from Sudan to Swaziland. Twleve Days artist Rachel Griffin’s many trips to Africa inspired her intricate mixed-media illustrations. AGES 8+ 96PP 9 X 11 IN PAPERBACK 9781846865909 $14.99 usd

The Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales

Written by Shoshana Boyd Gelfand Illustrated by Amanda Hall Narrated by Debra Messing

These eight stories from the Jewish folk tradition retold by Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand will resonate with children of all faiths. Includes two story CDs by actress Debra Messing, notes on the symbols found in the story and translations of Hebrew names. AGES 7+ 80PP 9 X 11 IN HARDCOVER WITH 2 STORY CDS 9781846868849 $19.99 usd

Cherish the warmth of the season with traditional tales Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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Our Atlas is the perfect companion to our global books. Children can travel the world while reading our stories and then delve into the Atlas to learn about where they’ve been! Barefoot Books World Atlas Written by Nick Crane and illustrated by David Dean Our beautifully illustrated bestselling atlas is filled with intriguing icons and facts to engage young minds. From great explorers to endangered animals to famous landmarks, this 21st-century atlas takes readers wherever they want to go. ALL AGES 52PP 10 X 11¾ IN 12 FOLD-OUT BOOKLETS, 6 GATEFOLDS AND A 17 X 29 IN PULL-OUT MAP HARDCOVER 9781846863332 $19.99 usd

Beloved TV presenter and Barefoot author Nick Crane has walked the 6,214 miles across Europe from the Atlantic Ocean to the Black Sea. He’s a true adventurer! World Atlas Set

Buy The Barefoot Books World Atlas + Cities of the World Memory Game & save! 7000003860 $34.99 usd

Barefoot World Atlas app

$4.99 usd

Produced in partnership with TouchPress

This show-stopping interactive app based on our bestselling Barefoot Books World Atlas invites children to immerse themselves in the diverse cultures and natural beauty of our planet. Available on the App Store for iPad®, iPhone® & iPod Touch®. Expansion packs are also available as in-app purchases.

NEW! AUGUST 2015

My Travel Journal A World of Activities

Illustrated by Christopher Corr and produced by Mudpuppy Press

Plan a trip, take notes on the way, play games, and learn about capitals, explorers, adventurers and foreign currency. This travel journal makes a perfect souvenir!

Perfect size to tuck into your suitcase on your next trip!

AGES 5 – 11 128PP 5¾ X 10 IN 9780735323728 $12.99 usd

“With its emphasis on sustainability, interconnectedness, and diversity, [Barefoot Books World Atlas] offers young armchair travelers and globe-trotters much to discover” — Publisher’s Weekly Interior from Barefoot Books World Atlas

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Discover the world’s iconic landmarks!

voya ge! Let’s take a trip around the world with these globe-trotting titles.

Venture to Ireland!

Tales from Old Ireland

NEW! OCTOBER 2015

Retold by Malachy Doyle, illustrated by Niamh Sharkey and narrated by Maura O’Connell

Sharpen your memory skills and discover some of the world’s greatest cities and buildings! Match the pairs of landmarks and learn the city and country where each landmark can be found. Features gorgeous hand-painted illustrations by David Dean.

Meet larger-than-life characters and discover myths and legends from the Irish storytelling tradition in this captivating collection of folktales. Includes two story CDs.

Cities of the World Memory Game Illustrated by David Dean

AGES 6+ 96PP 8½ X 10⅜ IN PAPERBACK WITH 2 STORY CDS 9781905236329 $16.99 usd

AGES 4 – 7 BOX 8 X 8½ X 1 IN 72 CARDS 9781782852209 $16.99 usd

Explore the African continent!

Experience China!

African Tales

A Barefoot Collection Retold by Gcina Mhlophe Illustrated by Rachel Griffin

Travel to Africa to hear stories and meet characters from Sudan to Swaziland. The Great Race The Story of the Chinese Zodiac Each story has an Written by Dawn Casey and illustrated by Anne Wilson introduction full of Celebrate Chinese New Year and learn the myth of how a fascinating facts about madcap animal swimming race helped create the Chinese its country of origin. calendar. Includes facts about the Chinese calendar, AGES 8+ 96PP annual festivals and the animals that rule each year. 9 X 11 IN PAPERBACK 9781846865909 $14.99 usd

AGES 4 – 9 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846862021 $7.99 usd

Visit Russia!

All of our Early Readers feature stories from around the globe! The Princess of the Springs A Story from Brazil Retold by Mary Finch Illustrated by Martina Peluso SEE PAGE 17 FOR DETAILS 9781782851011 $7.99 usd

A Story from Zambia Retold by Lari Don Illustrated by Melanie Williamson SEE PAGE 19 FOR DETAILS 9781846867743 $7.99 usd

The Abominable Snowman

Starlight Grey

A Story from Nepal Retold by Fran Parnell Illustrated by Sophie Fatus SEE PAGE 6 FOR DETAILS 9781846865589 $7.99 usd

The Tortoise’s Gift

A Story from Russia Retold by Liz Flanagan Illustrated by Valeria Docampo

Visit Zambia!

SEE PAGE 6 FOR DETAILS 9781846867781 $7.99 usd

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Make the ar ts accessible to children with famous stories and information about opera! Night at the Theatre Set NEW! OCTOBER 2015

The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera

Buy The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories + The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera & save! 7000003859 $37.99 usd

Written by Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by James Mayhew and narrated by Miranda Richardson

Savor the stories behind the world’s most famous operas, then go behind the scenes and learn about composers, opera houses and more. Includes two spellbinding CDs.

The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories

AGES 6 – 10 96PP 11¼ X 9¼ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781782852537 $16.99 usd

From Swan Lake to The Nutcracker, this magnificent collection from the world of classical ballet delves into stories young dancers know and love! Includes two story CDs by actress Juliet Stevenson.

his “Children need music! T em to anthology introduces th e way” opera in an unforgettabl — Placido Domingo

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Written by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple, illustrated by Rebecca Guay and narrated by Juliet Stevenson

AGES 8+ 80PP 9 X 11 IN HARDCOVER WITH 2 STORY CDS 9781846862625 $23.99 usd


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The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems

Introduction by Carol Ann Duffy Compiled and illustrated by Jackie Morris

Over 70 of the most famous poems of all time are gathered together in this richly illustrated collection. Poe, Plath, Frost, Yeats, Donne, Lear — these are poems to accompany us throughout our lives.

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Set the Stage

Art, story, music, dance — at Barefoot, we believe in the power and magic of sharing the classics that have been enjoyed and passed down for generations. Barefoot Ambassador Leader Allison Diehl fundraises in her community by selling books during intermissions at opera performances in Tucson. A portion of every sale goes to support the Arizona Opera League. Brava, Allison!

ALL AGES 128PP 9 X 11 IN HARDCOVER 9781905236565 $19.99 usd

The Princess and the Pea

Retold and narrated by Xanthe Gresham Illustrated by Miss Clara

Climb a toppling stack of royal mattresses in this sumptuous retelling of the classic tale, which features Miss Clara’s unforgettable three-dimensional artwork. Includes story CD narrated by author and acclaimed storyteller Xanthe Gresham. AGES 4 – 8 40PP 8½ X 10¾ IN HARDCOVER WITH STORY CD 9781846869051 $17.99 usd

The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Mary Hoffman Illustrated by Miss Clara Narrated by Xanthe Gresham

The king’s twelve daughters wake up every morning with their slippers in tatters. Who can solve the mystery of where the princesses go each night? AGES 4 – 8 40PP 8½ X 10¾ IN HARDCOVER WITH STORY CD 9781846869662 $17.99 usd

Have you heard of STEAM? It’s an educational movement that combines the arts with science, technology, engineering and math. Learning to think like an artist and a scientist fosters a flexible mind and the potential for true innovation! Illustration from The Boy Who Grew Flowers (page 16)

The Snow Queen

Retold by Sarah Lowes Illustrated by Miss Clara

In this retelling of the classic story, a young girl makes a perilous journey into the frosty North to save her best friend from the evil Snow Queen. AGES 4 – 8 64PP 8½ X 10¾ IN HARDCOVER WITH STORY CD 9781846869648 $17.99 usd

The World of Miss Clara Set

Buy The Princess and the Pea, The Twelve Dancing Princesses + The Snow Queen & save! 7000003560 $47.99 usd

Barefoot author and narrator Xanthe Gresham has been described as speaking “like a woman spitting jewels.” We’re still buzzing about her exclusive storytelling performances at our 2015 Ambassador Conferences! Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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Discover solar power! With simple instructions for making your own solar pizza oven. Chandra’s Magic Light A Story in Nepal

Written by Theresa Heine and illustrated by Judith Gueyfier

It will take hard work and determination for Chandra and her sister to replace their smoky oil lamp, which makes their little brother cough, with a solar-powered light. Includes facts about Nepal and simple instructions for making a solar-powered oven. AGES 6 – 10 40PP 10¾ X 8½ IN PAPERBACK 9781846868665 $8.99 usd

Lin Yi’s Lantern A Moon Festival Tale

Written by Brenda Williams and illustrated by Benjamin Lacombe

How can Lin Yi get what he wants and what he needs from the market for the moon festival? He’ll need to be selfless, thoughtful and clever. Build math and social skills with this engaging introduction to bartering and sharing.

Learn the power of math as Lin Yi bargains at the market!

AGES 5 – 9 32PP 9¾ X 10 IN PAPERBACK 9781846867934 $7.99 usd

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The Tear Thief

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Want to cultivate compassion in your kids? Host an Open Hearts & Minds Party! See page 56 to learn more about hosting a party.

The Boy Who Grew Flowers

Written by Jen Wojtowicz Illustrated by Steve Adams

Inspired by her brother’s experience with autism, author Jen Wojtowicz weaves the story of Rink Bowagon, an unusual boy with an incredible secret, and how his life changes when a kind new girl joins his class. AGES 4 – 10 32PP 10¾ X 8½ IN PAPERBACK 9781846867491 $7.99 usd

Lola’s Fandango

Written by Anna Witte Illustrated by Micha Archer Narrated by The Amador Family

The ethereal Tear Thief secretly gathers tears as they fall and uses them to light up the moon. This powerful, lyrical book is sure to start a conversation about how we express our feelings. Includes story CD read by Juliet Stevenson.

Little Lola is tired of living in her big sister’s shadow. When she starts taking secret flamenco lessons from her Papi, will she find her own special talent? Includes story CD and notes on Spanish vocabulary.

AGES 4 – 9 32PP 10¾ X 8½ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846866227 $9.99 usd

AGES 4 – 10 32PP 10¾ X 8½ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846866814 $9.99 usd

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The Real Princess A Mathemagical Tale

Written by Brenda Williams, illustrated by Sophie Fatus and narrated by Juliet Stevenson

This number-crunching take on “The Princess and the Pea” is full of opportunities for young mathematicians to put their arithmetic skills to the test! Includes story CD read by Juliet Stevenson. AGES 4 – 9 40PP 10¾ X 8½ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846863936 $9.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781782850786 $8.99 usd

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Add, subtract and count your way through this classic story, then try out the practice page in the back! ry tale”

“A beguiling mix of number lore and fai — New York Times

Meet Dara, the Cambodian engineer princess! Dara’s Clever Trap

A Story From Cambodia Retold by Liz Flanagan Illustrated by Martina Peluso

Meet a cunning princess who is known for her brains, not her beauty. Dara uses her talent as an engineer to foil a wicked plot and save both her husband and her father in this traditional Cambodian tale. AGES 6 + 48PP 8⅛ X 5½ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK 9781782851035 $7.99 usd

The Princess of the Springs A Story From Brazil Retold by Mary Finch Illustrated by Martina Peluso

In this great companion to Dara’s Clever Trap, a brave young princess sets out on a dangerous adventure to rescue both her mother and her baby son in this traditional tale from Brazil. AGES 6 + 48PP 8⅛ X 5½ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK 9781782851011 $7.99 usd

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The Barefoot Book of Princesses

Written by Caitlín Matthews, illustrated by Olwyn Whelan and narrated by Margaret Wolfson

Meet princesses from all over the world — Kenya, China, Denmark and more — in this charming anthology of traditional princess tales. Perfect for reading aloud with little royals. Includes story CD. AGES 4 – 9 64PP 11 X 9 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781841481722 $15.99 usd

Princesses 100-Piece Puzzle Illustrated by Olwyn Whelan Produced by Mudpuppy Press

This 100-piece puzzle features a majestic castle fit for a princess and comes in a handsome reusable tin. AGES 5+ 64PP KEEPSAKE TIN 7¾ X 6 X 2¼ IN FINISHED SIZE 12 X 8 IN 100-PIECE PUZZLE 9780735308435 $14.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Princess Tea Party Stickers

Produced by Djeco

AGES 3+ 8½ X 9 IN 4 SHEETS 160 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003848 $4.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

The Barefoot Book of Knights Written by John Matthews Illustrated by Giovanni Manna Narrated by Anthony Head

Adventure with brave knights from Iran, Japan and beyond in this richly illustrated story anthology. These action-packed tales of chivalry and bravery are sure to thrill and inspire. Includes story CD.

The Fantastic Castle Puzzle

Meet knights from all over the planet!

Produced by Djeco

This bright, geometric puzzle features a dazzling castle, a brave knight and more. AGES 5+ BOX 10½ X 9¼ X 2¼ IN FINISHED SIZE 15¾ X 14½ IN 54-PIECE PUZZLE 7000003845 $19.99 usd

AGES 8+ 80PP 10⅜ X 8½ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781782851653 $15.99 usd

Knights Stickers Produced by Djeco

The Barefoot Book of Pirates

Written by Richard Walker, illustrated by Olwyn Whelan and narrated by Richard Hope

Make story interactive wtime these new ith puzzles!

Heave-ho, me hearties! Climb aboard and set sail around the world to discover tales of swashbuckling pirates from Germany to Morocco. These stories of fierce (but sometimes friendly!) pirates will capture the attention of adventurous minds. Includes story CD. AGES 4 – 9 64PP 11 X 9 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781841481319 $15.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Giant Pirate Puzzle Produced by Djeco

Pirates Stickers

Shiver me timbers! This fearsome pirate is almost 4 feet tall when assembled.

AGES 3+ 8½ X 9 IN 4 SHEETS 160 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003003 $4.99 usd

AGES 4+ BOX 7½ X 13 X 3½ IN FINISHED SIZE 25 X 43½ IN 36-PIECE PUZZLE 7000003840 $24.99 usd

Produced by Djeco

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Almost 4 feet of puzzle fun!

AGES 3+ 8½ X 9 IN 4 SHEETS 160 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003004 $4.99 usd


AGES

6+

Interi or from The Barefo ot Book of Earth

The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales

Written by Dawn Casey and illustrated by Anne Wilson

Tales

Packed with seven hands-on activities — one for each story!

Celebrate the natural splendor of our planet with this gorgeous anthology of nature stories from around the world. Each story is followed by a hands-on activity that promotes green living and reinforces the message of the story. AGES 5– 11 96PP 11 X 9 IN PAPERBACK 9781846869419 $14.99 usd

Illustration from The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales

Once upon a time... Favorite characters like pirates, princesses and knights come to life in these beautiful anthologies of stories from all over the world.

Animal Stories

Retold by Lari Don and illustrated by Melanie Williamson

You’ll meet a tricky tiger from Korea, a patient tortoise from Zambia and more in this bright, engaging series of animal stories for young readers. They’re perfect first chapter books! AGES 6+ 48PP 5½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK

The Tortoise’s Gift

Never Trust a Tiger

9781846867743 $7.99 usd

9781846867767 $7.99 usd

A Story from Zambia

Masha and the Bear

A Story from Russia

9781846868740 $7.99 usd

A Story from Korea

The Hungry Wolf

A Story from North America 9781846868726 $7.99 usd

Animal Stories Set

Buy all 4 Animal Stories & save! 7000003336 $27.99 usd

The Barefoot Book of Animal Tales From Around the World Written and narrated by Naomi Adler Illustrated by Amanda Hall

From King Gull to the musicians of Bremen, the animals in this collection of entertaining and exciting stories from around the world are far from ordinary. Includes two story CDs. AGES 4 – 7 80PP 10⅜ X 8½ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846860133 $16.99 usd

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Epic Adventures Featuring rich full-color artwork throughout, our chapter books are carefully crafted for young readers to enjoy independently. Classic Tales

From Merry Olde England to the Middle East, these richly illustrated timeless tales tell the stories every child should know. AGES 10+ 5½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK

The Arabian Nights

Written by Wafa’ Tarnowska Illustrated by Carole Hénaff

Arthur of Albion

Written by John Matthews Illustrated by Pavel Tatarnikov

The secrets of Shahrazade’s stories lie in the wonder of these thousand and one nights . . .

Take a seat at the round table with King Arthur’s knights and experience the magic of Camelot.

160PP 9781846865688 $12.99 usd

136PP 9781846864704 $12.99 usd

Greek Adventures Written by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Homer’s heartpounding heroic stories, The Odyssey and The Iliad, are skillfully retold for modern myth-lovers by master storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden.

BACK IN STOCK SEPTEMBER 2015

Robin Hood

Written by David Calcutt Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith

Robin Hood rides again! Join him as his adventures become the stuff of legend.

AGES 10+ 128PP 5½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK

176PP 9781846867996 $12.99 usd

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Inter ior from Robin Hood


AGES

8+

Inter ior from The Snow Quee n

Miss Clara Series

Illustrated by Miss Clara

Princes, princesses, sisters and friends are gloriously brought to life through the breathtakingly beautiful artwork of Miss Clara. These retellings of classic tales are unforgettable works of art. AGES 8+ 64PP 5½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK

The Snow Queen

Retold by Sarah Lowes

Can brave little Gerda save her friend Kay from the icy Snow Queen?

Discover the classicoztaenle! behind the movie Fr

9781846866623 $9.99 usd

The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Mary Hoffman

Every morning the princesses’ shoes are worn right through — where do they go at night?

Illustration from The Snow Queen

9781846868382 $9.99 usd

Greek Myths

Retold by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden Illustrated by Carole Hénaff

Winter Shadow

Written by Richard Knight Illustrated by Richard Johnson

Animal lovers will be captivated by the gentle story of Maria’s friendship with the wolf cub she finds alone in the woods.

Learn the mythical orig of the seaso in ns!

AGES 8+ 80PP 5½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK 9781846866241 $9.99 usd

Meet monsters, mothers and musicians in these three pitch-perfect retellings of classic Greek myths. All three include a family tree of the Greek gods, a guide to the Twelve Olympians and a map of ancient Greece. AGES 8+ 5 ½ X 8⅛ IN PAPERBACK CHAPTER BOOK

Theseus and the Minotaur Can young Theseus defeat the terrible Minotaur? 64PP 9781846867828 $7.99 usd

The Adventures of Odysseus Illustrated by Christina Balit

Set sail with Odysseus on his perilous journey home from Troy. 9781846864476 $12.99 usd

The Adventures of Achilles

Demeter and Persephone

How will Demeter save her daughter from the King of the Underworld?

Illustrated by Carole Hénaff

40PP 9781846868344 $7.99 usd

Fight shoulder-to-shoulder with Achilles in the Trojan War.

Orpheus and Eurydice

9781846868009 $12.99 usd

40PP 9781846867842 $7.99 usd

Can Orpheus use his gift for music to save his bride? Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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Our Spanish b ooks are

great fo

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Cha-cha-cha en la selva (The Animal Boogie)

Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Frolic through the Indian jungle and bop with the animals who live there. Little ones love to mimic their wild and funny dance moves! Includes audio CD. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 9¾ X 10 IN SPANISH PAPERBACK WITH MUSIC CD 9781841489131 $9.99 usd

Nos fuimos todos de safari (We All Went on Safari) Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Julia Cairns

Trek through the Amazon Rainforest and meet amazing creatures in their natural habitat.

Safari through the grasslands of Tanzania and learn to count the animals you see in Swahili!

El nabo gigante

(The Gigantic Turnip) Written by Aleksei Tolstoy Illustrated by Niamh Sharkey

AGES 4 – 10 40PP 9¾ X 10 IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846865510 $7.99 usd

AGES 4 – 10 32PP 9¾ X 10 IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781905236084 $7.99 usd

¡Nos vamos a México!

(Off We Go to Mexico!) Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Christopher Corr

Can the farmer, his wife and their animals uproot the gigantic turnip in their garden? AGES 3 – 7 40PP 10¾ X 8½ IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781841483962 $8.99 usd

Una princesa real

(The Real Princess) Written by Brenda Williams Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Put math skills to the test with this unique take on “The Princess and the Pea.” AGES 4 – 9 40PP 10¾ X 8½ IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781782850786 $8.99 usd

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Un recorrido por la selva

(We’re Roaming in the Rainforest) Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Anne Wilson

Travel to Mexico and meet the people and animals who live there.

Abuelita fue al mercado

(My Granny Went to Market) Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Christopher Corr

Fly away and count with Granny as she spins around the world on a magic-carpet shopping trip! AGES 3 – 7 24PP 9¾ X 10 IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846860904 $6.99 usd

AGES 4 – 10 32PP 9¾ X 10 IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846860140 $7.99 usd


“The sentences are simple and introduce key vocabulary related to each specific theme. There’s a supplemental vocab list at the end of each book, and they’re paperback — so it’s easy to take them along without taking up too much space!”

Grande y pequeño (Big and Small) Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup

Learn basic vocabulary about nature with bright illustrations that compare the itty-bitty things we see in nature with great big wonders. AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN SPANISH BOARD BOOK 9781782850342 $6.99 usd

Rápido y lento (Fast and Slow) Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup

— spanglishbaby.com on our Bear Bilinguals Series

Compare slow-moving vehicles with speedy machines and learn vocabulary for modes of transport with this simple, colorful board book. AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN SPANISH BOARD BOOK 9781782850359 $6.99 usd

Perfect for learnabinuglary! basic Spanish voc

Un recorrido por las estaciones (Skip through the Seasons) Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Maria Carluccio

This interactive seek-and-find book takes readers from January to December. Includes notes about months, seasons and days of the week. AGES 1 – 7 32PP 9¾ X 10 IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846862915 $7.99 usd

Llevé a la Luna a pasear

Bear Bilinguals

(I Took the Moon for a Walk) Written by Carolyn Curtis Illustrated by Alison Jay

AGES 1 – 7 32PP 10¾ X 8½ IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781782850847 $7.99 usd

Illustration from Off We Go to Mexico!

This reassuring exploration of the world after dark with atmospheric illustrations by Alison Jay is a perennial bedtime favorite.

Written by Stella Blackstone and illustrated by Debbie Harter These sweet rhyming stories feature English text on one side of the page and Spanish on the other. They’re great for native speakers of either language! Each one features a vocabulary list at the end to reinforce foreign language learning. AGES 2 – 6 24PP 9⅞ X 8⅝ IN BILINGUAL SPANISH PAPERBACK

Bear in a Square / Oso en un cuadrado

Bear in Sunshine / Oso bajo el sol

9781846863875 $6.99 usd

9781846863899 $6.99 usd

Bear on a Bike / Oso en bicicleta

Bear at Home / Oso en casa

9781782850793 $6.99 usd

9781846864223 $6.99 usd

Search for the hidden shapes with Bear, and count them as you go!

Ride on a bike, a boat, a raft, a rocket and more with friendly Bear!

Sun, rain, snow, fog — have fun with Bear, whatever the weather.

Explore Bear’s cozy house and learn the names for the different rooms.

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“. . . an old, old tale, but this new version has to be one of the best ever . . . rhythmical, funny and perfectly paced” — Guardian

The Gigantic Turnip

Written by Aleksei Tolstoy, illustrated by Niamh Sharkey and narrated by Ellen Verenieks

Join in with this cumulative counting story as the old man and the old woman find out just how many people (and animals!) it takes to extract the massive turnip in their garden. Includes story CD. AGES 3 – 7 40PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781905236725 $9.99 usd PAPERBACK 9781905236589 $8.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781841483962 $8.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Hedgehog Finger Puppet Produced by Folkmanis AGES 3+ 4 IN LONG 7000001818 $8.99 usd

Woodland Animals Folding Paper Toys Produced by Djeco Follow the illustrated instructions and have fun folding five forest friends! Sturdy enough for imaginative play. AGES 7+ 5 SHEETS OF 9¼ X 12¼ IN ORIGAMI PAPER FOR MAKING 5 MODELS 7000003844 $12.99 usd

Step by step instr uctions for 40 activities!

Kids’ Garden

Written by Whitney Cohen, Life Lab Science Program Illustrated by Roberta Arenson

Forty colorful cards with playful illustrations offer youngsters lots of fun ways to enjoy simple science and craft projects, both indoors and outdoors, all year round. Includes 8-page booklet with facts about year-round plant care, garden tools and safety. AGES 8+ BOX 8½ X 6½ X 2 IN 40 CARDS WITH 8PP ILLUSTRATED LEAFLET 9781846863677 $19.99 usd

The Little Red Hen

Retold by Mary Finch, illustrated by Kate Slater and narrated by Debra Messing

A tiny grain of wheat starts the little red hen’s rewarding journey toward creating her own delicious loaf of bread. Will her friends the rooster and the mouse help with all the hard work? Includes story CD read by Debra Messing as well as a recipe for baking your own loaf of bread. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN HARDCOVER WITH STORY CD 9781846865756 $16.99 usd PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846867514 $9.99 usd

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AGES

3+

Celebrate the harvest season with this bumper crop of beautiful books!

Herb The Vegetarian Dragon Written by Jules Bass Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Meet Herb, the dragon who prefers gardening to gobbling meat. When his vegetableloving ways get him into a sticky situation, will he be able to stay true to his values?

Driving my Tractor

AGES 4 – 10 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781905236473 $7.99 usd

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866647 $9.99 usd

“Herb’s story tells the tale of the future”

— Sir Paul McCartney

Written by Jan Dobbins, illustrated by David Sim and sung by SteveSongs

Join a busy farmer and his animals as they travel through the seasons and spot everything that is happening on the farm. Learn about crops, farm animals and machinery in the pages at the end. Includes audio singalong and video animation.

Driving my Tractor 2-in-a-Box Puzzle Illustrated by David Sim

This puzzle duo features a 12-piece winter scene and a 24-piece summer scene for year-round farmyard fun. AGES 3 – 7 BOX 8 X 6½ X 2⅓ IN FINISHED SIZE 9 X 7 IN 12- AND 24-PIECE PUZZLES 9781846865732 $14.99 usd

A Farmer’s Life for Me

Written by Jan Dobbins Illustrated by Laura Huliska-Beith Sung by The Flannery Brothers

Milk the cows, pick the cherries and gather the eggs as you spend a day on the farm! Then, learn about how farm products are made. Includes audio singalong and video animation.

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AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846867910 $9.99 usd

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Our Diverse World People everywhere are clamoring for children’s publishers to show more diversity in their books. At Barefoot Books, that’s what we’ve been doing all along.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County

Our books are for everyone! Kids of all colors, shapes and sizes can look at our books and find someone to identify with. It’s a big, beautiful world out there, and our books reflect that.

We worked with inclusivity specialist Beth Cox at Without Exception to make sure that My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words depicts a world that is inclusive to all.

My Big

WORLD It’s a great big world out there, with so much to see and do!

Includes pull-out world map! NEW! OCTOBER 2015

Cities of the World Memory Game Illustrated by David Dean

See page 31 for details. AGES 4 – 7 BOX 8 X 8½ X 1 IN 72 CARDS 9781782852209 $16.99 usd

Our community of Ambassadors is made up of people of all different backgrounds and lifestyles who share a common interest in great books for kids. Does that sound like you?

Barefoot Books World Atlas

Written by Nick Crane and illustrated by David Dean

Our beautifully illustrated bestselling atlas is filled with intriguing icons and facts to engage young minds. From great explorers to endangered animals to famous landmarks, this 21st-century atlas takes readers wherever they want to go. ALL AGES 52PP 10 X 11¾ IN 12 FOLD-OUT BOOKLETS, 6 GATEFOLDS AND A 17 X 29 IN PULL-OUT MAP HARDCOVER 9781846863332 $19.99 usd

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AGES

3+

Interiors from My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words

· · ·

700+ words to learn and share!

F  eatures people of many races, cultures, lifestyles and abilities N  arrative scenes with playfully illustrated vocabulary

My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Follow a friendly family through their busy day. Each scene is teeming with people, places, and things that are labeled for vocabulary building. You’ll meet friends of all colors, shapes and sizes. A must-have for every family library! AGES 2 – 6 48PP 10 X 11¾ IN HARDCOVER 9781782850922 $19.99 usd

Wonderful Words Set

Wonderful Words alternates detailed scenes of daily life with simple pages of labeled illustrations to help with vocabulary building and word recognition. The bright, busy spreads invite readers to find new ways to interact with the book every time they read.

Add 1000 stickers to Wonderful Words for the perfect gift!

Buy My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words + 1000 Stickers Mega Pack & save!

Feat

l! eet Journa r t S ll a W e ured in th

7000003858 $34.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

1000 Stickers Mega Pack Produced by Djeco

Animals, people, letters and more — with 18 sheets of stickers and 9 different themes, the possibilities of this enormous sticker set are endless! AGES 3+ 8½ X 9 IN 18 SHEETS 1000 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003839 $17.99 usd

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A Dragon on the Doorstep

Emily’s Tiger

Written by Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Debbie Harter and sung by Fred Penner Conquer common fears with this boisterous singalong, in which kids challenge dragons, lions and other beasts to a game of hide-and-seek. Includes audio singalong and video animation.

Written and illustrated by Miriam Latimer

When Emily’s temper flares, she turns into a tiger! Start a conversation about frustration and anger — and how to manage them — with this fun story. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846865947 $7.99 usd

Help children learn how to deal with anger!

Shrinking Sam

Written and illustrated by Miriam Latimer

Middle child Sam has a problem — whenever he feels ignored, he shrinks! This touching and amusing story reassures children that they are always important, even when they aren’t the center of attention.

Emotions

We All Go Traveling By Written by Sheena Roberts Illustrated by Siobhan Bell Sung by Fred Penner

Vroom, beep and rumble along with a rainbow of noisy vehicles in this boisterous I-spy adventure. Can you remember all the words as the silly cumulative song builds? Includes audio singalong and video animation.

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846868269 $9.99 usd

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846864698 $7.99 usd

School Days

AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866555 $9.99 usd

Whether they’re headed to daycare or elementary school, these stories are perfect for easing kids into the classroom.

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Hello Owl Puzzle Produced by Djeco

Build coordination and concentration with this charming 24-piece puzzle. The chunky pieces are perfect for little hands. AGES 3+ BOX 8½ X 11 X 2½ IN FINISHED SIZE 16½ X 12 IN 24-PIECE PUZZLE 7000003847 $17.99 usd

Hoot Owl Hoot! Board Game

Produced by Peaceable Kingdom

Work together to move the owls into the nest before the sun sets. Everybody wins when you cooperate! AGES 4+ BOX 12¼ X 9 X 1½ IN GAME BOARD AND PLAYING PIECES 7000002661 $17.99 usd

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Routines Prince Pair Set

Buy both Prince paperbacks with CD & save! 7000003711 $17.99 usd

AGES

3+

The Prince Pair

Written by Joanne Oppenheim, illustrated by Miriam Latimer and narrated by Hugh Bonneville

Whether it’s breakfast time or bedtime, this stubborn little prince is determined to get his way. These royal reads are a great way to work through the daily struggles in a preschooler’s world. Both books include story CDs. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X10¾ IN

The Prince’s Breakfast

“No!”

PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781782850755 $9.99 usd HARDCOVER WITH STORY CD 9781782850748 $16.99 usd

The Prince’s Bedtime PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846860966 $9.99 usd

Illu stra tion fro m The

Prin ce’s Bre akf ast

Great for helping with mealtimes or fussy bedtimes!

Barefoot narrator Hugh Bonneville is best known for his roles in Downt on Abbey, Notting Hill and D octor Who. Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Illustrated by Sophie Fatus and sung by Fred Penner

Get ready for school with children from around the world to the tune of this classic song! Cultivate awareness with this peek into daily life in four different cultures. Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866562 $9.99 usd

Get ready for school around the world! Bear’s School Day

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Ruby’s School Walk

With Bear as your teacher, join in and follow the fun of the school day. There’s singing, crafts and storytime, and even a map to help you find your way around the school.

With imaginary beasts lurking around every corner, Ruby’s walk to school with Mom seems like an impossible task. Can she summon the courage to make it to class?

AGES 2 – 6 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781782850854 $6.99 usd

Written by Kathryn White and illustrated by Miriam Latimer

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846867866 $7.99 usd Illu str atio n fro m Rub

y’s Sch ool Walk

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Around the world with author Laurie Krebs We’re Sailing Down the Nile

The Story Tree

A Journey through Egypt Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Anne Wilson

Tales to Read Aloud Retold and narrated by Hugh Lupton Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Learn about ancient Egyptians as you sail along the Nile on a felucca. Includes extensive notes about pyramids, mummies, hieroglyphics and more! AGES 4 – 10 40PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846861949 $7.99 usd

Off We Go to Mexico!

An Adventure in the Sun Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Christopher Corr

We’re Roaming in the Rainforest An Amazon Adventure Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Anne Wilson

Explore Ancient Egypt as you sail down the Nile!

Take a trip to vibrant Mexico and meet the people and animals who make their home there. Features easy Spanish vocabulary for fun foreign language learning, and facts about Mexican culture and history.

This easy-to-follow anthology includes classic stories alongside lesserknown tales from Norway, India and beyond. With quirky illustrations and humorous stories that are just right for sharing, The Story Tree is the perfect introduction to world folklore. AGES 3 – 7 64PP 9 X 11 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781905236138 $15.99 usd

Mama Panya’s Pancakes

A Village Tale from Kenya Written by Mary and Rich Chamberlin Illustrated by Julia Cairns

Adika wants to invite the whole village over for dinner to taste his mama’s pancakes — but how will they feed everyone? This celebration of community and generosity includes nine pages of information about the language, lifestyle and geography of Kenya.

AGES 4 – 10 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846861598 $7.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846860140 $7.99 usd

Find out what pink dolphins, poison dart frogs and leaf-cutter ants do all day on your trip through the rainforest. Then dive into the fact pages to learn about the people, animals and conservation of the Amazon.

AGES 4 – 10 40PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781905236640 $8.99 usd

AGES 4 – 10 40PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846865459 $7.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846865510 $7.99 usd

We’re Riding on a Caravan

An Adventure on the Silk Road Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Helen Cann

A sil y story to in dialog ld ue!

Interior from Catch that Goa

Explore a world of silks, spices and exotic tradeposts in this rhyming tale about a Chinese family’s journey along the Silk Road. Includes nine pages of facts!

We All Went on Safari

A Counting Journey through Tanzania Written by Laurie Krebs Illustrated by Julia Cairns

NEW! AUGUST 2015

AGES 4 – 10 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846861086 $7.99 usd

Catch that Goat!

A Market Day in Nigeria Written and illustrated by Polly Alakija

Ayoka has been left in charge of the family goat, but in minutes it has vanished! This funny market tale includes notes on Yoruba culture and facts about life in Nigeria.

Safari through the grasslands of Tanzania with the Maasai people and learn to count the animals you see in Swahili. Bursting with seven pages of facts about the people and animals of Tanzania and much more. AGES 4 – 10 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781841481197 $7.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781905236084 $7.99 usd

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AGES 3 – 7 32PP 11 X 8½ IN PAPERBACK 9781846860577 $8.99 usd


AGES

3+

Discover cities and countries from around the world and learn their most iconic landmarks! Landmark

Landmark

Country

City NEW! OCTOBER 2015

Cities of the World Memory Game Illustrated by David Dean

Sharpen your memory skills and discover some of the world’s greatest cities and buildings! Match the pairs of landmarks and learn the city and country where the landmark can be found. Features gorgeous hand-painted illustrations by David Dean. AGES 4 – 7 BOX 8 X 8½ X 1 IN 72 CARDS 9781782852209 $16.99 usd

World Wonders

Illustrations from Cities of the World Memory Game

From the winding Silk Road to the great pyramids of Egypt, marvel at all our planet has to offer.

Children of the World Memory Game Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Match pairs of children from different countries in this skill-building game of concentration and learn to say “hello” in each of their languages! AGES 4 – 7 BOX 8 X 8½ X 1 IN 72 CARDS 9781846865374 $16.99 usd

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a. Count Your Chickens! Board Game Produced by Peaceable Kingdom

Cooperate to collect the 40 baby chicks — but watch out for the fox! AGES 3+ BOX 12¼ X 9 X 1½ IN GAME BOARD AND PLAYING PIECES 7000002660 $17.99 usd

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Kids’ Kitchen

Written by Fiona Bird and illustrated by Roberta Arenson

These 40 fun recipe cards feature healthy dishes from around the world. Simple step-by-step instructions put kids in control as they learn that cooking is more than an art — it’s a science! Includes 8-page booklet with information on nutrition, kitchen safety and terminology. AGES 8+ DECK OF 40 CARDS WITH 8PP ILLUSTRATED LEAFLET BOX 8½ X 6½ X 2 IN 9781782851950 $19.99 usd

A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

Adapted by Jessica Law, illustrated by Jill McDonald and sung by The Flannery Brothers This cumulative singalong introduces kids to the marine ecosystem with humor and fun. Dive into factual notes about the food chain, blue holes and the creatures you’ve met. Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846868627 $9.99 usd

Learn about the marine food chain!

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a Learning to cook strengthens children’s understanding of physical science as they explore states of matter, the effects of temperature and more! They also practice key math skills as they measure ingredients. Cooking is a natural (and delicious) way to learn!

Discover the planets in our solar system! Star Seeker A Journey to Outer Space Written by Theresa Heine and illustrated by Victor Tavares Explore the heavens with this unique introduction to the night sky, which blends adventure, science and mythology. Includes information about the solar system and star lore. AGES 5 – 11 32PP 8½X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846863851 $8.99 usd


AGES

Dinosaurs!

b. Millie’s Chickens

3+ Interior from I Dreamt I Was

Written by Brenda Williams and illustrated by Valeria Cis

a Dinosaur

Watch Millie care for her backyard chickens in this playful rhyming story. Then delve into the notes at the back to learn all about chickens, including anatomy and breeds. You’ll even find recipes for egg dishes! AGES 5 – 9 40PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781782850830 $8.99 usd HARDCOVER 9781782850823 $16.99 usd

Food Science! The Beeman

Find fun recipes at the back!

Written by Laurie Krebs and illustrated by Valeria Cis

Join a young boy as his grandpa teaches him about the world of beekeeping. Illustrated endnotes all about bees and honey — including a tasty muffin recipe! — are sure to fascinate.

I Dreamt I Was A Dinosaur

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Clare Beaton Travel back in time to romp with a herd of dynamic dinosaurs! The paperback edition includes lots of facts about dinosaurs and fossils.

AGES 4 – 10 40PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846862601 $8.99 usd

Honey Bee Puppet Produced by Folkmanis AGES 3+ 7 IN LONG WORKABLE LEGS 7000003807 $16.99 usd

Dinosaur Block Puzzle

Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Nine colorful cubes come together to form six different prehistoric scenes. AGES 3+ BOX 6½ X 6½ X 2½ IN FINISHED SIZE 6 X 6 IN 9 CUBES; 6 PUZZLES 9781846865251 $15.99 usd

AGES 1 – 4 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846860256 $6.99 usd 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846860157 $6.99 usd

Dinosaur Dreams Set

Buy I Dreamt I Was a Dinosaur paperback + block puzzle & save! 7000003554 $21.99 usd

The American Farm Bu reau Foundation for Agriculture 2014 Bo ok of the Year!

Dinosaur Stickers Produced by Djeco

AGES 3+ 8½ X 9 IN 4 SHEETS 160 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003696 $4.99 usd Interior from Spa

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Outer Space! Spacecraft Folding Paper Toys Produced by Djeco

Create intergalactic robots and spaceships with step-by-step instructions and materials. AGES 7+ 5 SHEETS OF 9¼ X 12¼ IN ORIGAMI PAPER FOR MAKING 5 MODELS 7000003699 $12.99 usd

Space Song Rocket Ride

Written by Sunny Scribens, illustrated by David Sim and sung by Mark Collins

Blast through the galaxy to our own solar system and explore the mysteries of space to a rocking beat! Packed with facts about space exploration and more. Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781782850984 $9.99 usd

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Bust a move! Yoga

Yoga Pretzels 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids and Grownups Introduction by Baron Baptiste Written by Tara Guber and Leah Kalish Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

These 50 colorful cards are a wonderful introduction to yoga for enthusiasts of all shapes and sizes. Practice solo or try partner poses with a friend! ALL AGES 50 CARDS WITH 8PP ILLUSTRATED LEAFLET 5½ X 7¼ X 1¼ IN DECK 9781905236046 $14.99 usd

Little ones love exploring creative movement with these active books and gifts.

“Yoga Pretzels is a fantastic way to spend quality time with my kids. I’d highly recommend it to anyone with children” — Catherine Zeta-Jones

“A great way to get kids and adults moving, laughing, and most importantly, thinking about the world around them”

My Daddy Is a Pretzel Yoga for Parents and Kids

— Tobey Maguire

“Through these fun yoga activities, children can improve flexibility, grace and agility while at the same time improving inner strength, confidence and self esteem”

Written by Baron Baptiste Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

This unique yoga book introduces a range of poses and shows how families can integrate their yoga practice into their daily lives.

— Deepak Chopra

ALL AGES 48PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846868993 $8.99 usd

Yoga CD

Produced by Putumayo World Music

Over 70 minutes of world music for yoga or meditation. ALL AGES 5 X 5½ IN 71:32 RUNTIME 9781587592744 $15.99 usd

Dance

The Animal Boogie

Illustrated by Debbie Harter and sung by Fred Penner

Shimmy your way down to the Indian jungle to boogie with your new animal friends. This dynamic singalong is perfect for getting little ones moving and mimicking actions. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866203 $9.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK WITH MUSIC CD 9781841489131 $9.99 usd

Over n 2 Milliold! so copies

The Animal Boogie Mini Cube Puzzle Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Create a colorful scene from the Indian jungle with this 36-piece jigsaw puzzle. AGES 3 – 8 BOX 4½ X 4 X 4½ IN FINISHED SIZE 16 X 16 IN 36-PIECE PUZZLE 9781846868214 $12.99 usd

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Monkey Finger Puppet Produced by Folkmanis

AGES 3+ 5 IN TALL 7000003458 $8.99 usd

Outdoor Opposites

Written by Brenda Williams, Illustrated by Rachel Oldfield Sung by The Flannery Brothers

Grab your backpack and head into the countryside for a busy camping adventure full of opposites. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781782850953 $9.99 usd


AGES

Creative Movement Thesaurus Rex

Written by Laya Steinberg Illustrated by Debbie Harter Learn first synonyms with a bouncy dinosaur! Little ones love imitating his actions and building reading skills as they go.

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All Together Now

No one parties quite like Barefoot! From yoga to dance and more, we know how to get the fun started. So kick off your shoes and join us! Yoga can be more fun together! Barefoot Ambassador Brittany Mackey’s daughters try out the Community Circle pose from Yoga Pretzels. Squeezing each other’s hands in a circle is a fun way to bond!

AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781841481807 $6.99 usd

Dinosaur Stickers Produced by Djeco

Stretch, reach, bend, extend — learn synonyms while you bop with T. Rex!

AGES 3+ 8½ X 9 IN 4 SHEETS 160 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003696 $4.99 usd

Illustrations from Thesaurus Rex

T. Rex Puppet

Produced by Folkmanis AGES 3+ 6 IN TALL MOVEABLE MOUTH AND ARMS 7000003695 $14.99 usd

Enhanced CDs include audio singalong and video animation! Creepy Crawly Calypso

Written by Tony Langham Illustrated by Debbie Harter Sung by Richard Love Jump and jive from one to ten with a boisterous band of bugs!

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846868283 $9.99 usd

Our annual Conferences are a fabulous opportunity for our community of Ambassadors to learn, bond and let their hair down. We dance, dine and enjoy fantastic party favors!

Our singalongs are a great way for kids to have fun together while developing reading, listening, music and movement skills. See the title index on pages 54 –55 to find our complete singalong collection. Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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A celeb rattiioonn of adop

Motherbridge of Love Illustrated by Josée Masse

This beautiful poem offers a poignant and inspiring message to adopted children about the two mothers who love them in different ways. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the charity The Mothers’ Bridge of Love. ALL AGES 32PP 9 X 10¼ IN PAPERBACK 9781782850403 $7.99 usd

my phenomenal Parents

Shopping with Dad

Written by Matt Harvey Illustrated by Miriam Latimer

Daddy Island

Come along as a simple shopping trip turns into calamity! An important message about taking responsibility for your own actions underpins this rambunctious rhyming story.

Written by Philip Wells and illustrated by Niki Daly

There are so many wonderful things you can become when you’re a child on Daddy Island — a noisy storm, a tall tree or the quiet sand. The interactive text celebrates the bond between father and child and invites physical parent-child play.

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846864490 $7.99 usd

My

AGES 3–7 24PP 9 X 10¼ IN PAPERBACK 9781841481982 $7.99 usd

Meet families of all kinds in these stories of parents, grandparents and siblings.

Family Tree

Il l u s t Mot h e r a t ion f r o m r br i dg e of L ove

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my sensational Siblings

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Lola’s Fandango

Ruby’s Baby Brother

Written by Anna Witte, illustrated by Micha Archer and narrated by The Amador Family

Written by Kathryn White Illustrated by Miriam Latimer

Lola is tired of living in her big sister’s shadow. When she starts taking secret flamenco lessons from her Papi, will she find her own special talent? Includes story CD and notes on Spanish vocabulary.

Ruby’s not so sure about the smelly, noisy baby her parents just brought home. When she gets to know little Leon, will she change her mind about being a big sister?

AGES 4 – 10 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846866814 $9.99 usd

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846869501 $7.99 usd

my glorious Grandparents The Journey Home from Grandpa’s

Written by Jemima Lumley, illustrated by Sophie Fatus and sung by Fred Penner

As your little yellow car whizzes home from Grandpa’s house, see what you can spot along the way — a purple train, an orange truck and more. Perfect to bring along for family vacation singalongs! Includes audio singalong and video animation.

My Granny Went to Market

A Round-the-World Counting Rhyme Written by Stella Blackstone and illustrated by Christopher Corr

AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866586 $9.99 usd

Fly away and count with Granny as she spins around the world on a magic-carpet shopping trip! Vibrant art and fun rhymes introduce different countries and cultures. AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781905236626 $6.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846860904 $6.99 usd

The Journey Home from Grandpa’s 2-in-a-Box Puzzle Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Zip from storytime to playtime with this duo of puzzles featuring a fast red fire engine and a big green digger. AGES 3 – 7 BOX 8 X 6½ X 2⅓ IN FINISHED SIZE 9 X 7 IN 12- AND 24-PIECE PUZZLES 9781846867453 $14.99 usd

Grandpa’s Garden

Written by Stella Fry Illustrated by Sheila Moxley

Billy wants to help Grandpa in his garden, but he wonders why everything takes so long! Follow them from spring to autumn to see what they harvest. AGES 3– 7 40PP 9 X 10¼ IN PAPERBACK 9781846868092 $8.99 usd

Emily’s Tiger

Written and illustrated by Miriam Latimer

When Emily is angry, she turns into a tiger! Can Granny help? AGES 3 – 7 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846865947 $7.99 usd

NEW! SEPTEMBER 2015

Elephant Dance

A Journey to India Written by Theresa Heine Illustrated by Sheila Moxley

With 5 pages of facts about India!

Join Ravi as he experiences his grandfather’s captivating stories about India — where the sun is like a ferocious tiger and monsoon rains cascade like waterfalls. Then learn some fascinating facts about India’s animals, food, culture, religion and more. AGES 3 – 7 40PP 10½ X 8¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781905236794 $8.99 usd

Babushka

Retold by Sandra Ann Horn Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

Grandmotherly Babushka is so busy trying to make everything perfect that she almost misses the birth of a miraculous baby. But she’ll learn that the more you give away in love, the more you get back. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10¼ X 9 IN PAPERBACK 9781841484112 $7.99 usd

Little Elephant Puppet Produced by Folkmanis

AGES 3+ 6 IN TALL MOVEABLE MOUTH AND FEET 7000003463 $14.99 usd

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Classic Stories

Jack and the Beanstalk

Written by Richard Walker, illustrated by Niamh Sharkey and narrated by Richard Hope

This lively retelling of the classic tale of wit versus brawn, which features Niamh Sharkey’s unforgettable artwork, will have little ones cheering Jack onwards and upwards. Includes story CD. AGES 3 – 7 40PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781905236695 $9.99 usd

Little Red Riding Hood

Retold by Lari Don, illustrated by Célia Chauffrey and narrated by Imelda Staunton

With fresh, finely detailed art by Célia Chauffrey, this retelling features a bold, fearless Little Red, whose encounter with a hungry wolf offers a relevant lesson about talking to strangers. Includes story CD read by actress Imelda Staunton. AGES 3 – 8 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN HARDCOVER WITH STORY CD 9781846867668 $16.99 usd PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846867682 $9.99 usd

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Stone Soup Board Game

Produced by Peaceable Kingdom

Work together to “cook” a soup by making matches of ingredients.

I the wenl -clloudveeds “Stone Soup” sto ry!

Interior from

Stor ytime

AGES 4+ BOX 12¼ X 9 X 1½ IN GAME BOARD AND PLAYING PIECES 7000002659 $17.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

The House that Jack Built

Storytime First Tales for Sharing

Illustrated by Diana Mayo

Retold by Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Anne Wilson and narrated by Jim Broadbent

With language perfect for under-fives, this collection of children’s favorites is just right for bedtime, storytime or any time! Includes story CD by Harry Potter actor Jim Broadbent. AGES 3 – 7 96PP 9 X 11 IN PAPERBACK WITH STORY CD 9781846861499 $15.99 usd

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Build memory skills with this classic children’s rhyme, full of animal antics and visual clues to help little ones predict and remember what’s coming next. AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 10¼ IN PAPERBACK 9781846860515 $6.99 usd


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Illustration from Storytime

3+

songs and tradition n w al ta o foot twist! e n r a B l es k a ll- with e w y o j En Whole World

Illustrated by Christopher Corr and sung by Fred Penner Celebrate the planet with this classic song and colorful video animation. Endnotes include information about the creatures and environments you’ve seen as well as fun tips for green living.

ALL AGES 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846868320 $9.99 usd

Knick Knack Paddy Whack

Illustrated by Christiane Engel and sung by SteveSongs Sing along with the familiar refrain and count from one to ten with a group of young musicians. Endnotes about musical instrument families and musical scoring will encourage budding musicans. Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866593 $9.99 usd

Popular Songs

If You’re Happy and You Know it!

Adapted by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Sophie Fatus and sung by Susan Reed

Meet children from 36 different cultures with this familiar song and learn how to say “hello” in each of their languages. Includes audio singalong and video animation.

Over in the Meadow

Illustrated by Jill McDonald and sung by Susan Reed

AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866197 $9.99 usd

Who will you meet down in the meadow? Find lots of friendly animals and count their babies. Sing and dance along with the catchy audio and video animation, and then enjoy the notes at the end about meadows and the animals you’ve met. AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846867477 $9.99 usd

Over in the Meadow 2-in-a-Box Puzzle Illustrated by Jill McDonald

This springy pair of puzzles features scenes from Over in the Meadow. With two difficulty levels, this set grows with little readers. AGES 3 – 7 BOX 8 X 6½ X 2⅓ IN FINISHED SIZE 9 X 7 IN 12- AND 24-PIECE PUZZLES 9781846867460 $14.99 usd

The Wheels on the Bus

r ordinary? “Why settle fo en bus’ in k ic h ‘c a e id R iews — Kirkus Rev !” la a m Guate

Written by Stella Blackstone, illustrated by Melanie Williamson and sung by The Amador Family

Take an exciting bus ride from a Guatemalan village to a market town with this fresh approach to a favorite song. Features Latin-inspired singalong and endnotes about life in Guatemala. Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 6 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846867880 $9.99 usd

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Out of the Blue Illustrated by Alison Jay Follow Alison Jay’s distinctive cracklevarnished artwork as a storm (and what it brings) transforms the seashore for a day in this breathtaking wordless book. Wordless books invite readers to tell the stories they see in the pictures with a caregiver or simply relish the intricate illustrations on their own. ALL AGES 32PP 10 X 10 IN HARDCOVER 9781782850427 $16.99 usd

Port Side Pirates!

Written by Oscar Seaworthy, illustrated by Debbie Harter and sung by Mark Collins

Jump aboard and travel the high seas with this band of buccaneers. Learn all about famous pirates and ships — or walk the plank! Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866678 $9.99 usd

Space Song Rocket Ride

Written by Sunny Scribens, illustrated by David Sim and sung by Mark Collins

Blast through the galaxy to our own solar system, explore the mysteries of space to a rocking beat — and still make it home for bedtime. Packed with facts about space exploration and more. Includes audio singalong and video animation.

Port Side Pirates! 2-in-a-Box Puzzle

Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Keep the pirate fun going with these two engaging puzzles with scenes from Port Side Pirates!

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781782850984 $9.99 usd

Create your own mask with easy instr uctions and make believe!

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AGES 3 – 7 BOX 8 X 6½ X 2⅓ IN FINISHED SIZE 9 X 7 IN 12- AND 24-PIECE PUZZLES 9781846866661 $14.99 usd

I Could Be, You Could Be Written by Karen Owen Illustrated by Barroux

This fun rhyming text explores the power of make-believe. What will your little one be tonight? Includes instructions for making your own mask. AGES 2 – 6 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781846867637 $7.99 usd Illustrations from I Could Be, You Could Be

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I Wish I Were a Pilot

Written by Stella Blackstone and illustrated by Max Grover

This brightly colored adventure introduces young travelers to lots of zippy modes of transportation. AGES 1 – 4 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846861680 $6.99 usd

Let’s Go! Stickers Produced by Djeco

AGES 3+ 8½X 9 IN 4 SHEETS 160 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003059 $4.99 usd


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ith a book w p u rl u c , e id outs When it’s cold to explore. s e c la p w e n r e v and disco ke you? ta n o ti a in g a im r Where will you

Walking through the Jungle Illustrated by Debbie Harter Sung by Fred Penner

Head out on an adventure! Look and listen for all sorts of animals as you hike through the jungle, float on the ocean and climb a mountain — but look out, what’s that behind you? Includes audio singalong and video animation.

Up, Up, Up!

AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866609 $9.99 usd

Written and sung by Susan Reed and illustrated by Rachel Oldfield

Float high above the world on a hot-air-balloon adventure! Spot all kinds of vehicles, creatures and terrains as you look down at the earth from a bird’s-eye view. Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 7 24PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846865503 $9.99 usd

Macaw Finger Puppet

Magic Train Ride

Produced by Folkmanis

Written and sung by Sally Crabtree and illustrated by Sonia Esplugas

Travel to the jungle, outer space and even a magical land of cakes in this far-out train journey! Encourage imaginative play while building literacy skills with rhyme and repetition. Includes audio singalong and video animation. AGES 3 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD 9781846866579 $9.99 usd

AGES 3+ 7 IN TALL 7000001819 $8.99 usd

Animals Stickers Produced by Djeco

AGES 3+ 4 SHEETS 8½ X 9 IN 160 COLORFUL STICKERS 7000003058 $4.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Jungle Seek-and-Find Puzzle Produced by Djeco

On-the-Go Origami Aircraft Produced by Djeco Create 20 paper planes with this fun origami kit, which includes preprinted sheets and step-by-step instructions. AGES 7+ 20 SHEETS OF 9¼ x 12¼ IN ORIGAMI PAPER FOR MAKING 5 MODELS 7000003525 $12.99 usd

Assemble the colorful 35-piece puzzle, then hunt for the objects from the border in the jungle scene! Includes poster. AGES 3+ 35-PIECE PUZZLE BOX 13¼ X 9 X 2 IN FINISHED SIZE 24 X 15 IN INCLUDES 24 X 15 IN POSTER 7000003846 $19.99 usd

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Barefoot Babies

Bear on a Bike

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Debbie Harter

It’s never too early to start taking the first steps toward literacy. Get baby started on the right foot with a library of colorful Barefoot books! Babies’ developing brains are tasked with processing a lot of information! Focusing on simple, high-contrast images allows babies’ brains to rest and helps prevent overstimulation.

Join Bear as he travels the world by raft, rocket and more. Little ones who love modes of transport will ask for this colorful rhyming book again and again! AGES 2 – 6 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781841483757 $6.99 usd

Bear on the Go First Puzzles Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Travel here and there with busy Bear in these four simple mini puzzles. AGES 2 – 4 BOX 5 X 5 X 4 IN 4 DIFFERENT 4-PIECE PUZZLES 9781846868221 $12.99 usd

Bear about Town

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Join Bear and discover all of the different places around his town! This rhyming text teaches days of the week and includes a full-spread map of the town at the end.

The foundation for learning to read is laid from birth. Looking at picture books together, singing, rhyming, playing with words, and simply speaking aloud during the day are all proven to be helpful for infants!

AGES 2 – 6 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781841483733 $6.99 usd

Bear’s Birthday

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Count the balloons from ten down to zero at Bear’s birthday party, and find out who is making his balloons disappear! AGES 2 – 6 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846865169 $6.99 usd

Not sure which books are right for your baby? Talk to your Barefoot Ambassador! Our Ambassadors are trained in literacy development and can help you pick the right books for your family.

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ALSO AVAILABLE

Bear’s School Day See page 29.

ALSO AVAILABLE

Bear in a Square See page 44.

ALSO AVAILABLE

Bear in Sunshine See page 50.

The simple textkss in our Bear boo are just right for babies!


High Contrast

AGES

0+

Capture baby’s attention with bold illustrations designed just for little eyes. NEW! SEPTEMBER 2015 Baby Talk

Written by Stella Blackstone

This unique board book has been specially created for parents and older children to share with new babies, helping to lay the foundations for secure attachment and early language skills. AGES 0–2 16PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781782852223 $6.99 usd

Britta Teckentrup’s Opposites Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup

Start a storytime conversation! These colorful books are beautifully simple, and comparing the appealing textured illustrations will give you and baby lots to talk about. AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK

Big and Small

In ter ior fro m Ba

by Ta lk

BOARD BOOK 9781846869518 $6.99 usd SPANISH BOARD BOOK 9781782850342 $6.99 usd

Fast and Slow

Hanging Stars Paper Mobile Produced by Djeco

BOARD BOOK 9781846869525 $6.99 usd SPANISH BOARD BOOK 9781782850359 $6.99 usd

Black-and-white designs are perfect for developing vision

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Brighten baby’s bedroom with these eye-catching paper stars. ALL AGES INCLUDES 3 STARS 5½ X 5½ IN; 7 X 7 IN; 10 ½ X 10 ½ IN 7000003514 $9.99 usd

Board Bookfsor are perfectime” ! “ tummy t Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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Seek, count & name!

Ship Shapes

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Siobhan Bell

Find and count the shapes atop rolling waves and along sandy shores when you share this nautical treasure. The jaunty rhyming text and friendly fabric illustrations make this the perfect introduction to shapes for even the smallest readers. AGES 1 – 4 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN 9781846861574 BOARD BOOK $6.99 usd 10 X 9¾ IN 9781846867620 PAPERBACK $6.99 usd

Elusive Moose Written by Joan Gannij Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Meet (and name!) animals in the snowy north and search for a missing moose in this enchanting board book! AGES 1 – 4 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846860010 $6.99 usd

Bear in a Square

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Debbie Harter

Search for hidden shapes with Bear, and count them as you go! The simple rhyming text is full of kid appeal. Then practice naming shapes and colors with the notes at the end! AGES 2 – 6 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781841482873 $6.99 usd

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Act ive Read ing! Storytime is the perfect time to reinforce emerging skills and learn new ones.

Ask questions! Written by Stella Blackstone and illustrated by Clare Beaton

Little ones love the repetition and rhyme in these humorous question-and-answer board books. Introduce animals and opposites, and savor the anticipation of the funny endings. Add a puppet for even more interactivity! AGES 1 – 4 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK

How Big is a Pig?

How Loud is a Lion?

Little Pig Puppet

Little Lion Puppet

AGES 3+ 8 IN TALL MOVEABLE MOUTH AND LEGS 7000003467 $14.99 usd

AGES 3+ 7 IN TALL MOVEABLE MOUTH AND PAWS 7000003464 $14.99 usd

9781841489599 $6.99 usd

Produced by Folkmanis

9781846860003 $6.99 usd

Produced by Folkmanis


AGES

0+ Illustration from Who’s in the Forest?

Who’s in the Garden?

Written by Phillis Gershator Illustrated by Jill McDonald

Who’s coming to see how my garden grows? Meet bees, birds, bunnies and more in this bright, charming large board book. Peek-a-boo! Who can you see? AGES 1 – 4 24PP 8⅝ X 8⅝ IN LARGE BOARD BOOK 9781846864032 $14.99 usd

Make predictions! Who’s in the Farmyard? Written by Phillis Gershator Illustrated by Jill McDonald

Play peek-a-boo down on the farm and spot goats bleating in the garden, lambs baaing in the fields and many other animals and their babies being woken up by the rooster’s crow.

Who’s in the Forest?

Written by Phillis Gershator Illustrated by Jill McDonald

Peek through the holes on every other page to answer the repeating refrain, “Who’s in the forest, dark and deep?” You’ll meet all sorts of creatures that make their home in the forest.

AGES 1 – 4 24PP 8⅝ X 8⅝ IN LARGE BOARD BOOK 9781846865749 $14.99 usd

Peek-a-Boo Set

Buy Who’s in the Farmyard? + Who’s in the Forest? + Who’s in the Garden? & save! 7000003208 $39.99 usd

Play peek-a-beoor with fun fin! g puppets

AGES 1 – 4 24PP 8⅝ X 8⅝ IN LARGE BOARD BOOK 9781846864766 $14.99 usd

BACK IN STOCK SEPTEMBER 2015

Fox Finger Puppet Produced by Folkmanis AGES 3+ 4 IN LONG 7000001817 $8.99 usd

Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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Learn with

Foster language development with animal books that rhyme!

Animals!

✓ Octopus Opposites

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Stephanie Bauer

Clare Beaton’s Animal Rhymes

Meet creatures big and small, young and old, shy and bold, as Run, jump and roar along with a rowdy you learn all kinds of opposites bunch of wild animals! Baby will love to name in this lively rhyming book. Then and count the animals in these rhymes. discover where each creature lives AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6 5/8 X 6½ IN in the bright pages at the end! Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Monkey Finger Puppet

BOARD BOOK 9781782850809 $6.99 usd

Produced by Folkmanis

a. Clare Beaton’s Farmyard Rhymes

AGES 3+ 5 IN TALL 7000003458 $8.99 usd

AGES 1 – 4 32PP 6¼ X 7⅞ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846865916 $8.99 usd

Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Meet lots of animal friends in classic farming rhymes like “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep,” “To Market, To Market” and “Six Little Ducks.” AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6 5/8 X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846867361 $6.99 usd

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Try making as you animal s read ound toge s t he

Hidden Hippo

Written by Joan Gannij Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Journey to the plains and rivers of Africa in search of a hidden hippo! Meet lots of different African animals in this rhyming hide-and-seek adventure. AGES 1 – 4 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846863295 $6.99 usd

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Nature’s Wonders Stacking Blocks

Produced by Djeco

Build motor skills with these sturdy stacking cubes with gorgeous illustrations by Aurélia Fronty. AGES 1+ 10 STURDY BLOCKS BOX 5½ X 5½ X 5½ IN 7000003523 $19.99 usd

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AGES

0+

Illustration from One Moose, Twenty Mice

Friendly animals make learning basic concepts fun! Baby Basics Set

Buy Octopus Opposites, Counting Cockatoos + Alligator Alphabet & save! 7000003552 $23.99 usd

Practice predicting what comes next!

Counting Cockatoos

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Stephanie Bauer

This charming alliterative text teaches counting from one to twelve. Use the interactive pages at the back of the book to practice naming the animals you’ve met. AGES 1 – 4 32PP 6¼ X 7⅞ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846860614 $8.99 usd

Alligator Alphabet

Written by Stella Blackstone Illustrated by Stephanie Bauer

From alligators to zebras, meet an alphabet of animals from all over the world rendered in bright, childlike acrylic illustrations. Then recite the alphabet with the practice page at the back. AGES 1 – 4 32PP 6¼ X 7⅞ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846860737 $8.99 usd

Cleo’s Alphabet Book

AGES 1 – 4 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846860461 $6.99 usd

Cleo’s Counting Book

Illustrated by Caroline Mockford

Learn to count from one to ten, then practice counting back again! Go on an adventure with inquisitive Cleo and count what you find in the big, colorful world. AGES 1 – 4 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846860638 $6.99 usd

Learn ABCs & 123s with Cleo the cat!

Written by Stella Blackstone and illustrated by Clare Beaton

Count from one to twenty with one moose, two crabs, three ladybugs, and many more. Can you spot the cat hiding on each page? Little ones will love pointing out the funny animals while building counting skills. AGES 1 – 4 32PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781841482859 $6.99 usd

Illustrated by Caroline Mockford

“A is crunchy, crisp and red. B floats on the waves.” Explore Cleo’s world and guess the words in this playful interactive take on the classic alphabet book.

One Moose, Twenty Mice

NEW! AUGUST 2015

Animal ABCs Ring Flash Cards

Illustrated by Clare Beaton Produced by Mudpuppy Press

Colorful cards held by a recloseable ring are perfect for keeping little ones engaged on the go. AGES 2 – 6 26 TWO-SIDED CARDS, EACH 5 X 2¾ IN 9780735308367 $16.99 usd

One moose,

but where’s the cat?

Two crabs,

but where’s the cat? Books with predictable, repeating text, like One Moose, Twenty Mice and Counting Cockatoos, allow young ones to anticipate what is coming next. In addition to building vocabulary and memory skills, these books involve children by empowering them to join you in “reading” the repeated words. Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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m y h R e Mother Goose Remembers

Illustrated by Clare Beaton Composed and sung by Caroline Butler, Charles Spicer, Nick Hooper and Dave Townsend

This handsome collection of dozens of classic nursery rhyme characters from Humpty Dumpty to Little Bo Peep will invite baby back again and again. Includes audio CD.

e m i T

Read rhymin g books togeth er from playtim e to bedtime t o build early literacy skills .

Playtime Rhymes for Little People

Illustrated by Clare Beaton and sung by Susan Reed

AGES 0 – 5 64PP 9 X 101/4 IN HARDCOVER WITH MUSIC CD 9781846860034 $19.99 usd

Head and shoulders, knees and toes! These 40 traditional nursery rhymes come with instructions for the accompanying actions — ideal for active storytimes. Includes audio CD.

Mother Goose First Puzzles

AGES 0 – 5 64PP 9 X 101/4 IN HARDCOVER WITH MUSIC CD 9781846861567 $19.99 usd

Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Four simple puzzles of classic nursery rhyme scenes, just right for even the smallest hands. AGES 2+ BOX 5 X 5 X 4 IN 4 DIFFERENT 4-PIECE PUZZLES 9781846865268 $12.99 usd

Star light, star b right . . . Starlight Sailor

Written by James Mayhew and illustrated by Jackie Morris

Follow a small boy and his dog as they navigate the land of dreams in a paper boat. The famous “star light, star bright” refrain is perfect for bedtime soothing. Includes instructions for making your own paper boat. AGES 2 – 6 24PP 85/8 X 85/8 IN LARGE BOARD BOOK 9781846869365 $14.99 usd

Illustration from Starlight Sailor

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AGES

0+ a. Clare Beaton’s Nursery Rhymes

ALSO AVAILABLE

Share the timeless magic of familiar nursery rhymes with this sturdy board book that’s perfect for reading over and over again.

See page 46.

Illustrated by Clare Beaton

AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6 5/8 X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846864728 $6.99 usd

Clare Beaton’s Animal Rhymes

Stock the bookshelf with sturdy board books and let baby choose!

ALSO AVAILABLE

Clare Beaton’s Farmyard Rhymes

a

See page 46.

Little Pig Puppet

Produced by Folkmanis

AGES 3+ 8 IN TALL MOVEABLE MOUTH AND LEGS 7000003467 $14.99 usd

Clare Beaton’s Garden Rhymes

Clare Beaton’s Action Rhymes

Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Illustrated by Clare Beaton

This sweet book is blooming with Pat-a-cake! Act out the motions rhymes about plants and animals. with these classic hand rhymes. AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6 5/8 X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781782850816 $6.99 usd

AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6 5/8 X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846864735 $6.99 usd Int erio r fro m Cla re Bea

Nursery Rhymes Set

Buy all 6 Clare Beaton’s Rhymes & save! 7000003709 $36.99 usd

ton’s Nur sery Rhy mes

Clare Beaton’s Bedtime Rhymes Illustrated by Clare Beaton Unwind together with these sleepy rhymes. From “Wee Willy Winkie” to “Brahm’s Lullaby,” this soothing collection with illustrations by fabric artist Clare Beaton is sure to become a bedtime favorite. AGES 0 – 4 16PP 6 5/8 X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781846867378 $6.99 usd

I Took the Moon for a Walk Written by Carolyn Curtis Illustrated by Alison Jay

BACK IN STOCK SEPTEMBER 2015

Owl Finger Puppet Produced by Folkmanis

AGES 3+ 4 IN TALL 7000001815 $8.99 usd

Celtic Dreamland CD

Alison Jay’s enchanting illustrations will guide little ones through a reassuring exploration of the world after dark. Meet nocturnal animals and learn about phases of the moon in the educational notes at the end. A perennial bedtime favorite.

One of Scholastic Parent and Child ’s 100 Greatest Books for Kids!

AGES 1 – 7 32PP 8½ X 10¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781841488035 $7.99 usd 85/8 X 85/8 IN LARGE BOARD BOOK 9781846862007 $14.99 usd 10¾ X 8½ IN SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781782850847 $7.99 usd

Produced by Putumayo World Music

Celtic favorites like Dougie MacLean and Seamus Egan! ALL AGES 5 X 5½ IN 32:35 RUNTIME 9781587592126 $15.99 usd

Laptime Stories Set

Buy I Took the Moon for a Walk + Listen Listen (page 51) large board books & save! 7000003209 $26.99 usd Contact a Barefoot Ambassador to learn more

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Interior from Skip through the Seasons

Snuggle up for stories about the changing seasons.

Skip through the Seasons

Written by Stella Blackstone and illustrated by Maria Carluccio

Jump into January, then journey through the rest of the year! The detailed pictures offer lots to look at and show how the landscape changes from month to month. Includes learning pages about the seasons, months and days of the week. AGES 1 – 7 32PP 10 X 9¾ IN PAPERBACK 9781905236718 $7.99 usd SPANISH PAPERBACK 9781846862915 $7.99 usd

Chase away cabin fever with this engaging book! Search for a list of items in every monthly scene, from ice skates in January to sailboats in August. Bear in Sunshine

Written by Stella Blackstone and illustrated by Debbie Harter Interiors from Bear in Sunshine

Fly a kite or build a snow-bear! Enjoy the seasons with Bear, as he tries a different activity for each kind of weather. Practice naming all four seasons with the learning pages at the end. AGES 2–6 24PP 6⅝ X 6½ IN BOARD BOOK 9781841489230 $6.99 usd

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Illustration from Listen, Listen

AGES

0+

Family Time

Listen, Listen

Written by Phillis Gershator Illustrated by Alison Jay

Are you listening carefully? Hear the seasons sing in this poetic journey through the natural world. Seek-and-find endnotes explore some of the things you might see each season.

We’ve come a long way since two moms founded Barefoot Books from their homes in 1992. We believe that love makes a family, and that is still the foundation of everything we do!

AGES 1 – 7 32PP 85/8 X 85/8 IN LARGE BOARD BOOK 9781846862014 $14.99 usd

Co-founders Nancy Traversy and Tessa Strickland founded Barefoot Books with four small children between them, and their families soon grew to include seven children! Barefoot is truly a family business.

Little Rabbit Puppet Produced by Folkmanis

AGES 3+ 7 IN TALL MOVEABLE MOUTH AND PAWS 7000003465 $14.99 usd Interiors from Listen, Listen

Makes a great baby shower gift! Experience baby’s firsts together with this perfect keepsake

Baby’s First Book Illustrated by Clare Beaton

Curl up with baby and discover the world of reading with this interactive book of first rhymes, collages and everyday scenes to explore. Red cloth binding makes this an eye-catching gift. AGES 0 – 4 64PP 95/8 X 95/8 IN HARDCOVER 9781846861437 $19.99 usd

Did you know that reading regularly with babies and toddlers stimulates optimal patterns of brain development? It also strengthens parentchild relationships at a critical time in children’s lives.

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Whether it’s for a newborn baby or an eager little reader, a collection of stories makes a long-lasting gift.

Nursery Rhymes Set (see page 49) • Action Rhymes BB • Nursery Rhymes BB • Bedtime Rhymes BB

• Farmyard Rhymes BB • Animal Rhymes BB • Garden Rhymes BB

Laptime Stories Set (see page 49) • Listen, Listen LBB • I Took the Moon for a Walk LBB AGES 1 – 7 7000003209 $29.98 usd $26.99 usd

AGES 0 – 4 7000003709 $41.94 usd $36.99 usd

Baby Basics Set (see page 47) • Alligator Alphabet BB • Octopus Opposites BB • Counting Cockatoos BB AGES 1 – 4 7000003552 $26.97 usd $23.99 usd

Night at the Theatre Set (see page 14)

World Atlas Set (see page 12) • Barefoot Books World Atlas HC • Cities of the World Memory Game

• The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera PBCD • The Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories HCCD AGES 6+ 7000003859 $40.98 usd $37.99 usd

AGES 4+ 7000003860 $36.98 usd $34.99 usd

Wonderful Words Set (see page 27) • My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words HC • 1000 Stickers Mega Pack AGES 3+ 7000003858 $37.98 usd $34.99 usd

The World of Miss Clara Set (see page 15)

Animal Stories Set (see page 19)

• The Twelve Dancing Princesses HCCD • The Snow Queen HCCD • The Princess and the Pea HCCD

• The Tortoise’s Gift PB • Never Trust a Tiger PB • The Hungry Wolf PB • Masha and the Bear PB

AGES 4 – 8 7000003560 $53.97 usd $47.99 usd

AGES 6+ 7000003336 $31.96 usd $27.99 usd

Monster Stories Set (see page 6) • Rona Long-Teeth PB • The Feathered Ogre PB • The Terrible Chenoo PB • The Mother of Monsters PB

• The Abominable Snowman PB • Grim, Grunt and Grizzle-Tail PB

AGES 6+ 7000003337 $47.94 usd $41.99 usd

FORMAT KEY: HC = HARDCOVER; PB = PAPERBACK; HCCD = HARDCOVER WITH CD; PBCD = PAPERBACK WITH CD; PBCDX = PAPERBACK WITH ENHANCED CD; BB = BOARD BOOK; LBB = LARGE BOARD BOOK

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Peek-a-Boo Set (see page 45) • Who’s in the Forest? LBB • Who’s in the Farmyard? LBB • Who’s in the Garden? LBB AGES 1 – 4 7000003208 $44.97 usd $39.99 usd

Best of Barefoot Library • The Story Tree PBCD • The Gigantic Turnip PBCD • The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems HB • I Took the Moon for a Walk PB • Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon PB

Dinosaur Dreams Set (see page 33) • Dinosaur Block Puzzle • I Dreamt I Was A Dinosaur PB AGES 2 – 5 7000003554 $23.98 usd $21.99 usd

Prince Pair Set (see page 29) • The Prince’s Breakfast PBCD • The Prince’s Bedtime PBCD AGES 3 – 7 7000003711 $19.98 usd $17.99 usd

• We All Went on Safari PB • The Real Princess PBCD • Skip through the Seasons PB • The Animal Boogie PBCDX • Port Side Pirates! PBCDX

World Travelers’ Library • Chandra’s Magic Light PB • Barefoot Books World Atlas HC • African Tales PB • We’re Sailing Down the Nile PB • Mama Panya’s Pancakes PB

• Off We Go to Mexico! PB • Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush PBCDX • Children of the World Memory Game • My Granny Went to Market PB

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AGES 3+ 7000003708 $102.91 usd $89.99 usd

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Title Index Books

[A] Adventures of Achilles, The (PB), 21 Adventures of Odysseus, The (PB), 21 African Tales (PB), 11, 13 Alligator Alphabet (BB), 47 Animal Boogie, The (PBCDX), 34 Animal Stories: The Hungry Wolf (PB), 19 Animal Stories: Masha and the Bear (PB), 19 Animal Stories: Never Trust a Tiger (PB), 19 Animal Stories: The Tortoise’s Gift (PB), 13, 19 Arabian Nights, The (PB), 20 Arthur of Albion (PB), 20

Counting Cockatoos (BB), 47 Creepy Crawly Calypso (PBCDX), 35

[D] Daddy Island (PB), 36 Dragon on the Doorstep, A (PBCDX), 28 Driving my Tractor (PBCDX), 25

[E] Elephant Dance (PB), 37* Elusive Moose (BB), 44 Emily’s Tiger (PB), 28, 37

[F ] Faery’s Gift, The (PBCD), 5* Farmer’s Life for Me, A (PBCDX), 25 Fast and Slow (BB), 43 Fireside Stories (HC), 10*

[ B]

[ G]

Babushka (PB), 11, 37 Baby Talk (BB), 43* Baby’s First Book (HC), 51 Barefoot Book of Animal Tales, The (PBCD), 19 Barefoot Book of Ballet Stories, The (HCCD), 14 Barefoot Book of Buddhist Tales, The (PB), 8 Barefoot Book of Classic Poems, The (HC), 15 Barefoot Book of Earth Tales, The (PB), 19 Barefoot Book of Faeries, The (PBCD), 4* Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales, The (HC), 5 Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales, The (HCCD), 11 Barefoot Book of Knights, The (PBCD), 18 Barefoot Book of Pirates, The (PBCD), 18 Barefoot Book of Princesses, The (PBCD), 18 Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera, The (PBCD), 14* Barefoot Books World Atlas (HC), 12, 26 Bear About Town (BB), 42 Bear in a Square (BB), 44 Bear in Sunshine (BB), 50 Bear on a Bike (BB), 42 Bear’s Birthday (BB), 42 Bear’s School Day (PB), 29 Beeman, The (PB), 33 Big and Small (BB), 43 Boy Who Grew Flowers, The (PB), 16

Gigantic Turnip, The (PB, PBCD), 24 Girl with a Brave Heart, The (PB), 8 Grandpa’s Garden (PB), 37 Great Race, The (PB), 13 Greek Myths: Demeter and Persephone (PB), 21 Greek Myths: Orpheus and Eurydice (PB), 21 Greek Myths: Theseus and the Minotaur (PB), 21

[C] Catch That Goat! (PB), 30* Chandra’s Magic Light (PB), 16 Clare Beaton’s Action Rhymes (BB), 49 Clare Beaton’s Animal Rhymes (BB), 46 Clare Beaton’s Bedtime Rhymes (BB), 49 Clare Beaton’s Farmyard Rhymes (BB), 46 Clare Beaton’s Garden Rhymes (BB), 49 Clare Beaton’s Nursery Rhymes (BB), 49 Cleo’s Alphabet Book (BB), 47 Cleo’s Counting Book (BB), 47

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[H] Herb The Vegetarian Dragon (PB), 25 Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush (PBCDX), 29 Hidden Hippo (BB), 46 Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, A (PBCDX), 32 House that Jack Built, The (PB), 38* How Big is a Pig? (BB), 44 How Loud is a Lion? (BB), 44

[I] I Could Be, You Could Be (PB), 40 I Dreamt I Was a Dinosaur (BB, PB), 33 I Took the Moon for a Walk (LBB, PB), 49 I Wish I Were a Pilot (BB), 40 If You’re Happy and You Know it! (PBCDX), 39

[ J] Jack and the Beanstalk (PBCD), 38 Journey Home from Grandpa’s, The (PBCDX), 37

[K ] Kids’ Garden (D), 24 Kids’ Kitchen (D), 32 Knick Knack Paddy Whack (PBCDX), 39

[L] Lin Yi’s Lantern (PB), 16 Listen, Listen (LBB), 51 Little Red Hen, The (PBCD, HCCD), 24 Little Red Riding Hood (PBCD, HCCD), 38 Lola’s Fandango (PBCD), 16, 37

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[ M] Magic Hoofbeats (PBCD), 4 Magic Stories: Cara and the Wizard (PB), 6 Magic Stories: Starlight Grey (PB), 6, 13 Magic Train Ride (PBCDX), 41 Mama Panya’s Pancakes (PB), 30 Millie’s Chickens (PB, HC), 33 Monster Stories: The Abominable Snowman (PB), 6, 13 Monster Stories: The Feathered Ogre (PB), 6 Monster Stories: Grim, Grunt and Grizzle-Tail (PB), 6 Monster Stories: The Mother of Monsters (PB), 6 Monster Stories: Rona Long-Teeth (PB), 6 Monster Stories: The Terrible Chenoo (PB), 6 Mother Goose Remembers (HCCD), 48 Motherbridge of Love (PB), 36 Mountains of Tibet, The (HC), 8 My Big Barefoot Book of Wonderful Words, (HC), 27 My Daddy is a Pretzel (PB), 34 My Granny Went to Market (PB), 37

[O ] Octopus Opposites (BB), 46 Off We Go to Mexico (PB), 30 One City, Two Brothers (PB), 9* One Moose, Twenty Mice (BB), 47 Out of the Blue (HC), 40 Outdoor Opposites (PBCDX), 34 Over in the Meadow (PBCDX), 39

[P] Playtime Rhymes for Little People (HCCD), 48 Port Side Pirates! (PBCDX), 40 Prince’s Bedtime, The (PBCD), 29 Prince’s Breakfast, The (PBCD, HCCD), 29 Princess and the Pea, The (HCCD), 15 Princess and the White Bear King, The (PBCD), 5* Princess Stories: Dara’s Clever Trap (PB), 17 Princess Stories: The Princess of the Springs (PB), 13, 17

[ R] Real Princess, The (PBCD), 17 Robin Hood (PB), 20 Ruby’s Baby Brother (PB), 37 Ruby’s School Walk (PB), 29

[S] Ship Shapes (BB, PB), 44 Shopping with Dad (PB), 36 Shrinking Sam (PB), 28 Skip Through the Seasons (PB), 50 Snow Queen, The (HCCD), 15; (PB), 21 Space Song Rocket Ride (PBCDX), 33, 40 Star Seeker (PB), 32 Starlight Sailor (LBB), 48 Story Tree, The (PBCD), 30 Storytime (PBCD), 38


[T] Tales from Old Ireland (PBCD), 13 Tales of Mystery and Magic (PBCD), 7* Tales of Wisdom and Wonder (PBCD), 8 Tear Thief, The (PBCD), 16 Thesaurus Rex (PB), 35 Twelve Dancing Princesses, The (HCCD), 15; (PB), 21 Twelve Days of Christmas, The (HC), 11*

[U] Up, Up, Up! (PBCDX), 41

[W ] Walking Through the Jungle (PBCDX), 41 We All Go Traveling By (PBCDX), 28 We All Went on Safari (PB), 30 We’re Riding on a Caravan (PB), 30 We’re Roaming in the Rainforest (PB), 30 We’re Sailing Down the Nile (PB), 30 Wheels on the Bus, The (PBCDX), 39 Whole World (PBCDX), 39 Who’s in the Garden? (LBB), 45 Who’s in the Farmyard? (LBB), 45 Who’s in the Forest? (LBB), 45 Winter Shadow (PB), 21 Wise Fool, The (PB), 9*

[Y] Yoga Pretzels (D), 34 Bilingual Books

Princess Tea Party Stickers, 18* Spacecraft Folding Paper Toys, 33 Woodland Animals Folding Paper Toys, 24* Games Cauldron Quest Board Game, 7* Children of the World Memory Game, 31 Cities of the World Memory Game, 13, 26, 31* Count Your Chickens! Board Game, 32 Hoot Owl Hoot! Board Game, 28 Nature’s Wonders Stacking Blocks, 46* Stone Soup Board Game, 38 Music CDs Celtic Dreamland CD, 49 Christmas Around the World CD, 11 Yoga CD, 34 Puppets Fox Finger Puppet, 45 Hedgehog Finger Puppet, 24 Honey Bee Puppet, 33 Little Elephant Puppet, 37 Little Lion Puppet, 44 Little Pig Puppet, 44, 49 Little Rabbit Puppet, 51 Macaw Finger Puppet, 41 Monkey Finger Puppet, 34, 46 Owl Finger Puppet, 49 T. Rex Puppet, 35

Bear at Home / Oso en casa (BILSPB), 23 Bear in a Square / Oso en un cuadrado (BILSPB), 23 Bear in Sunshine / Oso bajo el sol (BILSPB), 23 Bear on a Bike / Oso en bicicleta (BILSPB), 23

Puzzles Animal Boogie Mini Cube Puzzle, The, 34 Bear on the Go First Puzzles, 42 Dinosaur Block Puzzle, 33 Driving My Tractor 2-in-a-Box Puzzle, 25 Faery Fun Puzzle, 4* Fairy Tale Carriage Puzzle, 5 Fantastic Castle Puzzle, The, 18* Giant Pirate Puzzle, 18* Hello Owl Puzzle, 28* Journey Home From Grandpa’s 2-in-a-Box Puzzle, The, 37 Jungle Seek-and-Find Puzzle, 41* Mother Goose First Puzzles, 48 Over in the Meadow 2-in-a-Box Puzzle, 39 Port Side Pirates! 2-in-a-Box Puzzle, 40 Princesses 100-Piece Puzzle, 18 Spanish Books Abuelita fue al mercado (SPPB), 22, 37 Cha-cha-cha en la selva (SPPBCD), 22, 34 El nabo gigante (SPPB), 22, 24 Grande y pequeño (SPBB), 23, 43 Llevé a la Luna a pasear (SPPB), 23, 49 Nos fuimos todos de safari (SPPB), 22, 30 ¡Nos vamos a México! (SPPB), 22, 30 Rápido y lento (SPBB), 23, 43 Una princesa real (SPPB), 17, 22 Un recorrido por la selva (SPPB), 22, 30 Un recorrido por las estaciones (SPPB), 23, 50

Crafts & Activities 1000 Stickers Mega Pack, 27* Animal ABCs Ring Flash Cards, 47* Animals Stickers, 41 Dinosaur Stickers, 33, 35 Dragons and Magic Folding Paper Toys, 6 Hanging Stars Paper Mobile, 11, 43* Knights Stickers, 18 Let’s Go! Stickers, 40 My Travel Journal, 12* On-the-Go Origami Aircraft, 41 Pirates Stickers, 18 Illustration from Fireside Stories

Format Key

(PBCDX) Paperback with Enhanced CD

(LBB) Large Board Book

(HC) Hardcover

(SPPB) Spanish Paperback

(D) Deck of Cards

(PB) Paperback

(SPPBCD) Spanish Paperback with CD

(HCCD) Hardcover with CD(s)

(BILSPB) Bilingual Spanish Paperback

*Indicates a new release Indicates an animated singalong

(PBCD) Paperback with CD(s)

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Fireside Stories

Tales for a Winter’s Eve Written by Caitlín Matthews Illustrated by Helen Cann

This collection of eight tales is drawn from countries and cultures across the Northern Hemisphere. Ideal for children to read alone or for sharing as a family, this sumptuous gift book is sure to keep you warm all season long. AGES 6 – 10 96PP 11¼ X 9¼ IN HARDCOVER 9781782852513 $19.99 usd

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