Barefoot Books :: Community Showcase

Barefoot Books :: Community Showcase.

THE GIFTthe story of a girl’s journey through life and the desires that shape it. With a kind of magic that is timeless, The Gift speaks to everyone who wonders about the mysteries that lie at the heart of the human experience.

Ages 8 and up

Written By: Carol Ann Duffy

Illustrated By: Rob Ryan


An Apple Editors’ Choice Pick 

& App of the Week!

As seen in the New York Times, on theToday Show and on ABC News, the Barefoot World Atlas app is an interactive 3D globe developed in partnership by Barefoot Books and Touch Press. It invites children to embark on a thrilling and educational adventure as they discover fascinating facts about the regions and countries of the world and immerse themselves in the diverse cultures and natural beauty of our planet.

The Barefoot World Atlas app is based onBarefoot Books World Atlas, written by Nick Crane and illustrated by David Dean.

‘Takes a wealth of information and translates it into an app that is a joy to explore and filled with delightful animation’
— Daily Telegraph

‘The app’s . . . interconnectedness of people and countries is intended to show that everyone can coexist’
— Publishers Weekly

‘Sit with your child as he or she spins the world beneath their fingers and jabs at the colorful dancing icons.’
— Cult of Mac


‘The Barefoot World Atlas is a highly engaging, educational experience and one that warrants repeat visits’

— School Library Journal


‘Barefoot World Atlas makes your iPhone/iPad the launch pad for a virtual trip around the world.’

— Babble