When young Arlo accidentally drops a book on the Mayor's head, the Mayor decides books are dangerous and destroys all the books in town! But thanks to Arlo's imagination and perseverance, the Mayor finds that suppressing stories cannot stop them from blossoming more beautifully than ever.
|Author:||Anne Jankéliowitch; Annabelle Buxton (Illustrator)|
A glow-in-the-dark, interactive guide to the Solar System, carefully crafted to make complex STEM concepts like astronomy, physics and chemistry understandable for children aged 8-12. Barefoot Books Solar Systemjoins the celebrated Barefoot Books World Atlasas another st... read more
Rink is a very unusual boy who grows beautiful flowers all over his body whenever the moon is full. In town and at school, Rink and his family are treated as outcasts although no-one knows his strange botanical secret. But one day a new girl arrives at school, and Rink discov... read more
Lin Yis mother has sent him to the local market to buy food for the Moon Festival, but what he really wants is a red rabbit lantern. Will he barter well enough to be able to buy one? Benjamin Lacombes vivid illustrations are the perfect complement to Brenda Williams gentle story.
As her grandmother's health declines, a young girl begins to lovingly take the lead in their cosy shared autumn traditions. Poetic prose paired with evocative illustrations by Mexican illustrator Claudia Navarro make for a beautiful celebration of life and a gentle introduction to the death of a loved one.
|Author:||Celeste Cortright; Betania Zacarias (Illustrator)|
Set to the familiar tune of "The More We Get Together," this new addition to Barefoot Books' bestselling singalong collection features children who work together to make their urban neighborhood cleaner, friendlier, and safer for everyone. Includes end matter about recycling, activism, community gardens, teamwork and more.
Presents a tour of the solar system where readers can ride into the night on the bridle of Pegasus, stir up boiling volcanoes on Venus, and even swim across Jupiter's gigantic seas. This title lets you learn various kinds of facts about the solar system and the mysteries of the night sky.
After showing kindness to a strange old woman, Shiraz receives the gift of beauty but her lazy and unkind stepsister, Nargues, suffers a less pleasant fate in this adaptation of the Grimm's fairy tale, Mother Hulda, reset in Tehran, Iran.
Explore the sights, smells and sounds of China in this rhyming tale about a Chinese family's journey along the Silk Road, the trade route running thousands of miles through Asia. Then dive into extensive educational endnotes, including photos of the author's travels on the Silk Road. Full color. 10 x 9 13/16.
Younger readers can build early mathematics skills like counting, number recognition, understanding relative quantity and size, and more with this large, sturdy lift-the-flap book teeming with humorous vignettes set at a rambunctious circus. Full color.
|Author:||Tessa Strickland; Kate DePalma; David Dean (Illustrator)|
Innovative and inclusive, Children of the World empowers young readers to learn about children around the globe and ponder their own place in it. Created with the guidance of diversity specialists, this groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction addresses the ... read more
-A new edition of a Barefoot bestseller with sales to date of over 22,000 copies. -Includes a dual-purpose audio and video CD to listen to the singalong on a CD player or listen and watch the video animation on a Mac or PC.