Founded by two young mothers, Nancy Traversy and Tessa Strickland, in England in 1992, Barefoot Books has published 600+ multicultural books for children that encourage discovery, imagination, creativity and global citizenship.
Their first app, Barefoot World Atlas, has 4 million downloads, and their YouTube Channel has 80 million views. Most importantly, over nearly a quarter of a century, Barefoot has put more than 20 million books into the hands of children around the world. Now based in Cambridge, MA, Barefoot is leveraging its vibrant, timeless family brand with a social selling model that empowers women entrepreneurs. With a mission to “Share Stories, Connect Families, and Inspire Children,” Barefoot believes that sharing diverse and inclusive books nurtures compassion in our next generation, helping to create a kinder, more accepting world.
Barefoot Books’ focus book of 2017 will be the crowing jewel of their collection, The Barefoot Book of Children.
Empower tomorrow’s global citizens to grasp today’s critical social issues with The Barefoot Book of Children. Hand-painted illustrations and straightforward text directly engage the reader, inviting children to ask themselves: How do other children live? How are we different? And most importantly: How are we alike? The Barefoot Book of Children is a playful, powerful and thought-provoking celebration of both the big ideas and the everyday moments that reveal our common humanity and tie us all together.
Ages 3 – 10
64pp 10 x 11¾ IN
$19.99 USD / $24.99 CAD
This book has already garnered many awards and here are a few notable ones:
- Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards 2016: Multicultural Non-Fiction GOLD Winner
- Tillywig Toy & Media Awards 2016: Brain Child Award Winner
- As seen on The TODAY Show!
“A lyrical exploration of humankind that strikes a lovely balance between celebrating individuality while recognizing the rewards of community”
—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
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