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One of our Books of the Year 2014 A feast of words for every kind of situation is spread across the beautiful pages of this book. The words that are included come from the story of a family’s everyday life. From the opening spread which is a cross-section of the family home, it is all delightfully busy! There are bedrooms and bathrooms and a living room and a kitchen and something interesting is happening in each. As the day progresses, the family hurry about their business at home and out and about. Lots to look at and lots to learn. SHARE WITH US YOUR WONDERFUL WORLD - Why not share your world with a photo of an object, a person or place that best represents your world together with the word that goes with it at the hashtags #ShareYourWorld, #barefootbooks, #wonderfulwords and #lovereadingkids.
Mischievous Ntombi, the Chief's daughter, isn't at all afraid of the fearsome Ilunge River. But when she goes to swim there, she enrages the Mother of Monsters and causes more trouble than she could've imagined! Can Ntombi survive the monster's gigantic head, bulging eyes and thick, slimy scales?
A frustrated king flies into a rage and turns his mischievous daughters into oranges. The gruesome monsters Grim and Grunt decide they'd like to get their hands on the princesses, and bully their little brother, Grizzle-Tail, into stealing the girls. Who will rescue the princesses from the monsters' clutches?
In alternating spreads of night and day, lift the flaps to discover the many ways this cute crew of animals helps one another. Rhythmic, patterned text reinforces the concepts of day and night, while the helpful animals encourage social-emotional skills. With interactive flaps and text that prompts readers to guess what comes next, caregivers and young children will love sharing this board book together. Illustrations by celebrated artist Sophie Fatus bring this kind and comedic story to life.
Celebrate friendship and loyalty and nurture global awareness with this boxed set of 4 illustrated chapter books. These folktales from Algonquian, Russian, Quechua and Bantu cultures feature simple, exciting plots and immersive, full-color illustrations to capture the interest of emerging readers. Books also available individually.
Discover what happens when a brave woman and her husband are kind to a terrible Chenoo. Instead of letting themselves be scared of this man-eating monster, they feed him, provide him with clothes, and make him snug and warm in their home. Can they melt his frozen heart?
Joining bestselling Mindful Kids and Yoga Pretzels, Global Kids expands the scope of Barefoot's innovative activity card decks by inviting children to participate in 50+ crafts, food, games, festivals and community service activities from around the world.
A gardener goes on a quest to obtain an ogre feather to cure the ailing king only to discover that the king's daughter, who was previously captured by the ogre, has her own tricks up her sleeve. This illustrated chapter book retelling of an Italian folktale is available individually and as part of the Stories from around the World: 4 Tales of Problem-Solving & Wit set.
Quack, moo and neigh along to this riotous cumulative song that features animals of all shapes and sizes. Inspired by a folk tale from Chile, this classic Barefoot Books singalong story introduces children to animals and their babies, and teaches how to count up to 16 in multiples of 2.
Highlight the importance of teamwork, responsibility and kindness with these 36 wordless storytelling cards, designed to support 30+ games. An array of 12 character, 12 setting and 12 object cards help build literacy, sequencing and problem-solving skills. For children aged 3 to 10
Delight in reading these quirky tales aloud to the under-five crowd. Each of the seven stories imparts an important lesson while using humor and lovable characters to keep listeners engaged.
Find out how four children from Mali, Europe, India and China go through their morning routines. The catchy text encourages creative movement and imagination, while teaching about different ways of life. Book with CD editions include song sung by acclaimed children's performer Fred Penner.
What will you see outside your window on the drive home from Grandpa's? Find out in this cheery singalong! Helicopters, trains, tractors and other fun forms of transportation fill the bright acrylic illustrations. At the end, you'll find a recap of the 9 vehicles you spotted througout the song and the 9 colors introduced. Includes a CD with an audio singalong and video animation.
In this multicultural version of the traditional song, children from cultures all over the world clap their hands, stomp their feet, pat their heads, and much more. The accompanying singalong CD continues the interactive fun! It includes two full spreads at the end that teach hello - in thirty-six languages, and the names of the children and their countries of origin. It is illustrated by Sophie Fatus, artist of the best-selling Barefoot Books yoga range, including My Daddy is a Pretzel , Yoga Pretzels and Yoga Planet . It joins Barefoot's popular Singalong Songs series which also includes Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush , The Animal Boogie and Driving My Tractor .
This delightful collection of tales from around the world includes favorites like The Three Billy Goats Gruff as well as less familiar stories such as The Blue Coat and The Sweetest Song . Hugh Lupton's engaging narrative quickly draws young readers into each story, while Sophie Fatus' quirky illustrations will have children laughing in their seats, ensuring hours of entertainment. It is releasing as a pair with the well-loved collection Storytime (HB + CD: 9781841483443; HB: 9781841483443; PB + CD: 9781846861000; PB: 9781846861642).
Make math fun with this clever STEM twist on The Princess and the Pea ! Numbers scattered throughout engage arithmetic whizzes with the story. Discover the hidden mathematical pattern by adding the digits together, then quiz yourself with the counting questions at the end!
Retold by master storyteller Hugh Lupton, this collection of folktales from around the world includes firm favourites such as The Three Billy Goats Gruff as well as less familiar stories such as Little Cock Feather-Frock and The Blue Coat. The stories are perfect for reading aloud to small children while the bright and quirky illustrations by popular Barefoot artist Sophie Fatus will ensure hours of entertainment. Hugh Lupton's engaging narrative encourages young readers to follow along with the text, and the strong emphasis on repetition encourages reading confidence. HIGHLIGHTS Best-selling title, now packaged with free audio CD for the first time. Story collection is aimed at young children, who will easily follow the text, and enjoy the quirky illustrations. Introduces young children to tales from around the world.
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