Top Ten Travel Books from Barefoot Books

 Barefoot Books offers many great books of all kinds. They are famous for their children's books. I seem to spend a great deal of my time reading picture books to my grandson. But then, have I mentioned to you that barefoot also has quite an assortment of travel books?! Here's some, to name a few...
1. 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 travel and adventure book was $7.99, now on sale for $6.99

2. We're Riding on a Caravan

An Adventure on the Silk Road

Join the caravan for an exciting yearlong trek along China's ancient Silk Road. Following the rhyming, treasure-filled story are informational endnotes about the history of the Silk Road, the story of silk, important cities of China, and a full-spread map.
Ages 4 to 10 years
Written By: Laurie Krebs
Illustrated By: Helen Cann
 This travel along the silk road paperback book was $7.99, now $6.99. Order online at:

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
 Travel through Tanzania with this wonderful paperback children's book... $7.99

4. Up and Down the Andes

A Peruvian Festival Tale

Surround yourself with the colors and wonders that await on this lively trip through the Andes mountains of Peru. The rhyming, cadenced text is supplemented by nine pages of educational notes about Peru and its people.
Ages 4 to 10 years
Written By: Laurie Krebs
Illustrated By: Aurélia Fronty
This hardcover travel book is on sale for $15.99

5. 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
An adventure to Mexico  is a great kids book. Paperback for $7.99

6. My Granny Went to Market

A Round-the-World Counting Rhyme

Fly away with Granny and count with her from one to ten as she spins around the world on an unforgettable shopping trip. This colorful, rhyming story is followed by a counting page for reinforced learning.
Ages 3 to 7 years
Written By: Stella Blackstone
Illustrated By: Christopher Corr
This educational book is on sale . Was $6.99 and now $5.99

7. We're Roaming in the Rainforest

An Amazon Adventure

A trio of children embark on a daylong trek through the rainforest, discovering all sorts of exotic creatures in their natural habitats. The charming, rhyming text highlights an action verb for each creature, from chattering monkeys to crouching jaguars. The story is enhanced by nine pages of educational endnotes, including information about the Amazon, the creatures featured in the story, the peoples of the rainforest, and a full-page, full-color map of South America.
Ages 4 to 10 years
Written By: Laurie Krebs
Illustrated By: Anne Wilson
 A new hardcover, educational book from Barefoot Books can be purchased for $16.99 at
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8. Indian Tales

A Barefoot Collection

Venture to a country that is bursting with color, life and contrasts in these lively folk tales. The eight stories in this anthology, each from a different Indian state, feature educational facts and information about the cultures from which they are chosen.
Ages 8 and up
Retold By: Shenaaz Nanji
Illustrated By: Christopher Corr
 A great travel book of another culture with educational facts on sale. Was $19.99 Now $18.99
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9. A Calendar of FestivalsS

Celebrations from around the World

Discover festivals from eight different cultures in this multilayered collection. Each of the stories tells of the origins of a different celebration and is preceded by factual and cultural information about the way the holidays are observed in modern times.
Ages 8 and up
Retold By: Cherry Gilchrist
Illustrated By: Helen CannL
Paperback kids book about holidays around the world. $12.99

10. Up, Up, Up!

This airborne adventure takes readers ballooning over lands near and far, all the way to the stars. The charming singalong song on the accompanying CD keeps spirits high, while the rhyming and playful text introduces all sorts of settings and vocabulary-building words. Book with CD edition includes song sung by Susan Reed.
Ages 3 to 7 years
Written By: Susan Reed
Illustrated By: Rachel Oldfield
 This new music book sells for $16.99 This children's hardcover book will take you near and far. A travel book for children in a balloon!

Indeed there are more travel books offered from this great children's book company. I have offered a few here for your viewing. What do you think? Where would you like to travel to next? I've often heard that books will take you any where you want to go... so true!

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I hope you enjoy your stay at Barefoot Books-LadyD
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