Why Barefoot Books for your child?
These books have been created to foster children's imaginations, express their creativity and appreciate the world around them. Crafted to grow with your child, they introduce advanced concepts and provide fascinating endnotes on the subject. Stories and illustrations are equally important to Barefoot Books, and artists are handpicked and paired with authors to produce beautiful, colorful illustrations with vivid content to keep children engaged and help them build vocabulary, listening & reading skills, and encourage a love of reading - valuable skills for success in school and beyond!

First chapter books for ages 6+ feature simple language, exciting plots and colorful illustrations. Explore lively dialogue and action-packed adventures for independent readers age 8 - 10+

Add more fun to your story time​ with puppets - encourage kids to act out their favorite stories! Colorful puzzles improve fine-motor and problem-solving skills.

Capture baby's attention with a library of colorful board books. Pre-school children can get a head start learning the basics (ABCs & 123s) with skill-building books.

independent  readers

Puzzles, games, Puppets

Babies &     toddlers

Creative Storytime Children's Books

Creative Storytime is about enriching early literacy and inspiring a love for reading through a child’s early school years and beyond. We provide programs and tools to boost reading skills and an online bookstore, offering award-winning books and gifts from independent publisher Barefoot Books. Making storytime interactive and creative helps keep children engaged while building collaboration, listening, and vocabulary skills for your child.