Driving My Tractor Animation by Barefoot Books


Barefoot Books has created a playful FREE animation to promote the release of their new singalong book with CD, Driving My Tractor.

Enjoy this free animated short of our new book, Driving My Tractor! Chug along with a farmer and his tractor on this multi-season animal adventure. This colorful book combines simple counting instruction with humor, repetition and rhythm to encourage learning fun.




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Chug along with a farmer and his tractor on this multi-season animal adventure. This vibrant book combines simple counting instruction with repetition and rhythm to encourage learning fun.

Please share this video with friends, family, or other members of your community!



Driving My Tractor is $16.99


* Related Topic:

http://barefootbooks-ladyd.blogspot.com/2009/09/driving-my-tractor-by-jan-dobbins.html



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Barefoot Books: PBS KIDS Global Gift Set

Great news! $5.00 from each sale of our new PBS KIDS Global Gift Set goes to PBS KIDS!
PBS KIDS Global Gift Set

PBS KIDS and Barefoot Books are committed to guiding kids on their own special journey of discovery and growth. So reach into your eco-bag and get ready for an adventure with your little explorer! In these paperback Barefoot Books, children learn to count in Swahili, learn to speak Spanish in Mexico and are introduced to the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt. $5.00 from the sale of this product goes to support PBS. Your purchase helps PBS KIDS provide opportunities for all children – from every walk of life – to explore and grow.

Ages 4 to 10 years



Gift Set ($ 19.99)

* Closer look at these wonderful children's books:

Off We Go To Mexico

Off We Go to Mexico!
An Adventure in the Sun


Travel to Mexico and discover its many wonders, from the amazing monarch butterflies in the Highlands to a mariachi show in the village square. The rhyme and lyricism of the text is complemented by endnotes about the history of the country, national fiestas, and a glossary of simple Spanish vocabulary.

Ages 4 to 10 years

Written By: Laurie Krebs

Illustrated By: Christopher Corr


It provides the color and feel of the warm country, gives some wonderful vocabulary to learn and can also serve as a very fun "primer" for first time visitors.


We're Sailing Down The Nile

We're Sailing Down the Nile


A Journey Through Egypt
Set sail along the mighty Nile River to experience the wonders of Egypt. The lilting, rhyming story text is followed by eleven pages full of educational information about ancient Egypt, gods and goddesses, a helpful map, and much more.

Ages 4 to 10 years

Written By: Laurie Krebs

Illustrated By: Anne Wilson


This is the book for those who love all things Egyptian! A colorful blend of modern and ancient Egypt.


We all Went On Safari

We All Went on Safari


A Counting Journey Through Tanzania
Learn to count in Swahili while discovering African animals on an exciting safari through the grasslands of Tanzania. Facts about Tanzania, Swahili counting, the Maasai people and a map are included at the end.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each book will be donated to the African Wildlife Foundation, to aid in their wildlife conservation and community building efforts in Tanzania.

Ages 4 to 10 years

Written By: Laurie Krebs

Illustrated By: Julia Cairns


We All Went On Safari takes the reader on a count by number journey through the daily life of a Maasai child. From spying a lonely leopard at dawn's first light (1=moja) to watching ten elephants on a rocky hillside glen (10=kumi), the reader is painted a visual and numeric feast from which to learn Maasai culture, custom, and language. Each number, from 1 to 10, is accompanied by the Swahili name for the letter, along with the Swahili name of each of ten children, who play a major role in the story's unfolding.




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A Barefoot Collection: African Tales

African Tales
African Tales
A Barefoot Collection

Book Details:

Ages 8 and up
Written By: Gcina Mhlophe
Illustrated By: Rachel Griffin
format
Hardcover ($ 19.99)
About the book:
* Includes an introduction to the African continent, and a full-colour map.
* Each story is prefaced by an introduction to the country in which the story takes
place
* An ideal companion book to Shenaaz Nanji's Indian Tales, illustrated by Christopher
Corr
* Exquisite artwork by world-famous artist, Rachel Griffin.
Give back with this beautiful collection of stories from Africa!
Explore this diverse continent and uncover the rich ways of life of the many peoples who live there. The eight stories in this collection, each from a different African country, feature educational facts and information about the cultures from which they are chosen. The stories are retold by award-winning Xhosa storyteller Gcina Mphlope, from Durban, South Africa.

In North America:

10% of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Books for Africa, an organization that collects, ships and distributes books to children across the African continent.
In Europe:
Barefoot Books is using this book to support the work of Book Aid International, a UK-based charity that increases access to books and supports literacy, education and development in sub-Saharan Africa.

For more information, visit their site:

http://bookaid.org/cms.cgi/site/donate


You'll find quality children's books, Putumayo Music CDs, Folkmanis Puppets, puzzles and other eco-friendly products at my marketplace!

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Barefoot Books-LadyD: Yoga Pretzels

photo remix: Yoga woman on exercise ball - fli...Image by adria.richards via Flickr


If you're like me, watching Sunday and Monday night football is not complete unless you are eating some type of pretzel whether it is round, rod, or sticks! This reminds me of Barefoot Books offering flash cards with 50 fun yoga activities for kids and their families.











Stretch your way to a fun and healthy lifestyle with each of the fifty yoga poses in this colorful deck. Written by Yoga Ed., these cards include forward bends, back bends, partner poses, and balance poses.

Founded by Tara Guber, Yoga Ed. develops and produces health and wellness courses, trainings and products for teachers, parents, children and health professionals that improve academic achievement, physical fitness, emotional intelligence and stress management.

The illustrations are beautifully made by Sophie Fatus. The Yoga Deck Cards are $14.99 and you can order them at:

http://store.barefootbooks.com/yoga-pretzels.html

For more information on Yoga Ed, please visit their website:

http://yogaed.com


For other related posts, see my review of My Daddy Is A Pretzel at:

http://barefootbooks-ladyd.blogspot.com/2009/03/review-of-my-daddy-id-pretzel.html


Also Robin from Barefoot Books is giving away a copy of Yoga Pretzels. You may want to stop by her blog for a chance to win!

http://books-4-kids.diaryland.com/091002_42.html


Happy Stretching!
~ LadyD






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