The Blog, Raising Humans Partners with Barefoot Books

 Raising Humans Blogger Partners with Barefoot Books

The author of the blog Raising Humans discusses her choice for partnering with Barefoot Books. She also discusses the Barefoot Book, Girl Brave Heart, and why she chose to add it to her daughter’s book collection.

The Girl with a Brave Heart



Barefoot Books Blog :: A Cheerful Flower Craft inspired by Over in the Meadow

Barefoot Books Blog :: A Cheerful Flower Craft inspired by Over in the Meadow.

Herb the Vegetarian Dragon, A Life Lesson


Book with a Life Lesson: Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon

Meet Herb, a dragon who knows how to stay true to his values even in the stickiest of situations. When he is captured by the castles knights in armor, vegetarian Herb is faced with a difficult decision: will he eat meat in order to save his own life?

IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Award Winner
Parents’ Choice Award Approved Winner
Society of School Librarians International Honor Book

Ages 4 to 10 years

Written By: Jules Bass

Illustrated By: Debbie Harter


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A Buzz-worthy Interview with Beeman Author Laurie Krebs

by Meghan Lowell Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:00 AM EDT

The Beeman

Told from the viewpoint of a child whose Grandpa is a beekeeper, this rhyming text offers an accessible and engaging introduction to the behavior of bees, including: where they live, how honey is made, and what a beekeeper does. Children will love learning about the vital role of bees in the ecosystem, and will be delighted to find a delicious muffin recipe on the last page!

Ages 5 to 9 years

Written By: Laurie Krebs

Illustrated By: Valeria Cis

A Farmer’s Life for me

A Farmer’s Life for me

Living Barefoot Blog– A craft inspired by the Barefoot Book A Farmer’s Life for Me

Take a Look at the Book that Inspired this craft!

Tales of Travel: Enter for a Chance to Win!

Tales of Travel: Enter for a Chance to Win!

by Katie Ouellette Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:30 AM EST

Today’s podcast is an Irish tale of two shepherds. When a white butterfly flies out of one of the shepherd’s mouth while he is sleeping, the other follows it until he reaches a horse skull. Once he returns, the now awake shepherd tells him about how he discovered a castle in his dreams. Be sure to tune in!

In this story, each of the men make a journey. What has been your favorite journey? Comment below for a chance to win a copy of Tales of Wisdom and Wonder! The contest closes 1 January at midnight EST and 2 January at 5am GMT.

Here are some fun facts about butterflies:

  • Butterfly wings are made up of tiny scales.
  • Their diet mostly consists of flower nectar, but some also eat pollen, tree sap and fruit.
  • Some butterflies migrate nearly 5,000 km each year.
  • There are nearly 20,000 different species of butterflies worldwide.

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