The Real Princess is a mathemagical tale and a quirky take on the “Princess and the Pea” story.  Practice maths skills as you read how the King and Queen and their three sons search for a real princess.  Only the Queen knows the secret. After the story, there[…]

The Book of the Week this week is, in fact, not a book at all, but the brand new Kids’ Garden Card Deck.  I’ve been waiting for this one to hit the warehouse since I first saw it on the Spring new releases list, and my copy arrived[…]

Just in time to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, my Book of the Week this week is Tales from Celtic Lands.  A beautifully illustrated book which will take you a venture to the magical lands of the Celtic peoples. Travel to lands where the spirits of the mountains, trees,[…]

There’s been a buzz about this book recently.  The Beeman, written by bestselling author Laurie Krebs, has just received a fabulous review in Baby and Kids Magazine. In this story, a grandfather teaches his grandson all about bees and how to look after them.  The book is packed[…]

New to Barefoot Books this  month is Octopus Opposites, a lovely, lively books with bright, vibrant artwork. Empty, full; push, pull; young, old; hot, cold! The creatures in this brilliant book range from friendly elephants to exotic kookaburras, each with a pair of opposites to share.

New to Barefoot Books this week is the fantastic large format peepo board book, Who’s in the Garden?, written by Phyllis Gershator. This playful peepo book leads little ones from one surprise to the next as they are invited to peek through the holes on every other page[…]