Posts tagged ‘play’


Today is International Children’s Book Day, and to celebrate, we thought we’d share some of these darling pictures of children frolicking in all that spring offers, which we think has a lot to do with children’s books…


Thank you to everyone who left a comment and entered the contest, we loved hearing from you! Congratulations to Ants Mommie, our winner. This contest is now closed, please stay tuned for more!

This week’s podcast comes from Shakespeare’s Storybook and was the inspiration for the play As You Like It. In ‘Snowdrop,’ Princess Snowdrop learns that the king plans to kill her and manages to escape into the forest, where she befriends a band of kindhearted robbers. Be sure to tune in to see what happens to Princess Snowdrop, and read on for a chance to win!


Following yesterday’s National Grandparent’s Day holiday in the US, we asked our lovely Ambassador—and grandma to three young boys—Nancy Ewing to share with us some of her favorite memories of being a grandmother and how she brings Barefoot Books into her grandsons’ lives. In her words…


We recently had a lovely visit from Donna Jaffe, owner of Peaceable Kingdom, in which she paired Barefoot books with Peaceable Kingdom games for a morning of storytelling and cooperative play. We asked Donna to be our guest blogger today and share her thoughts about the event. In her words…


Ah, the lovely days of summer have arrived. For many, summer conjures up memories of swimming in the lake, staying out late and watching the fireflies and shooting stars zoom by, campfires, long bike rides, and playing with friends. With so much outdoor play, summer is also a time when accidents are most likely to occur.