Friday, April 12, 2013

Celebrate Spring with Barefoot Books!

Are you seeing signs of spring where you are yet?  Here in Boston it is still a little on the chilly side, but I am finally starting to see little purple and white crocuses, yellow daffodils and forsythia, and tiny green buds on trees...such a wonderful time of year after a long and difficult winter!  Let's celebrate with some springtime Barefoot Books on sale...

The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales - now in paperback!  Seven folk tales from around the world showing how different cultures live in harmony with the earth.  Each story is preceded by information about the culture it is from, and followed by a hands-on activity based on the story.  Recommended for ages 5 through 11 years old.  Sale price = $11.99

Grandpa's Garden - Billy helps his grandfather in the garden, from digging the hard ground in early spring through harvesting the fruits and vegetables in late summer.  Includes useful gardening tips in the end notes!  Recommended for ages 3 to 7 years.  Paperback sales price = $6.39

Kids' Garden Activity Card Deck - 40 fun indoor and outdoor activities and games to get your kids excited about gardening!  Recommended for ages 8 and up.  Sale price = $15.99

Over in the Meadow - a traditional English song about all the different kinds of creatures (and their little ones) who live over in the meadow, turned into a beautiful sing-a-long book that helps kids learn how to count.  Also includes end notes about meadows and the furry mice, bumpy toads, and other meadow wildlife mentioned in the story.  Hardcover sale price = $13.59 and paperback sale price = $7.99

The Beeman - a sweet little story about a boy helping his beekeeping grandfather take care of his bees all year round.  Includes great end notes about bees and pollination and honey, plus a recipe for honey muffins!  Recommended for ages 5 through 9 years.  Paperback sale price = $7.19 (and check out the craft I did to go with this book this week!)

Who's in the Garden - an adorable peek-a-boo board book in large format, with an energetic rhyming text build around answering the repeating question "Who's coming to see how my garden grows?"  Recommended for ages 1 through 4 years.  Sale price = $11.99

More books to get you in the mood for spring here - and don't forget that if you haven't done so already this year, you can use the discount code TWENTY13 when you check out to save an additional 20% on your order!

Happy Spring!

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