Friday, January 21, 2011

Stay in with a book!

In this cold weather, it's a great time to stay in with a book!  Barefoot has winter stories for all ages, and many are on sale right now during the winter sale!

Winter King, Summer Queen

Enter the Land of Icy Darkness and the Land of the Flaming Sun and discover how their people learn to share the Earth, and how the rotating seasons of winter and summer are born. This imaginative story demonstrates the importance of balance, community and sharing. Book with CD edition includes story read by Ellen Verenieks.
Ages 4 to 9 years
Written By: Mary Lister
Illustrated By: Diana Mayo
Narrated By: Ellen Verenieks

Winter Shadow

Traipse to a small village in the snowy north, where Maria stumbles upon a mysterious gray bundle, covered in wintry snow — an abandoned wolf cub! Grandfather is hesitant to support his granddaughter’s plan to nurse the cub to health, but soon Maria and Shadow warm the hearts of almost every villager.

This touching story explores the delicate balance between humans and nature, and between the individual and community. The second offering in Barefoot Books’ Young Fiction line, this story also includes beautiful, full-color illustrations.
Ages 7 and up
Written By: Richard Knight
Illustrated By: Richard Johnson


First Tales for Sharing

Share a traditional tale and provide a stepping stone into the land of art and story. The seven folk tales in this colorful collection are well known and well loved, and each imparts an important lesson using humor, action, adventure and classic characters. Book with CD edition includes stories read by actor Jim Broadbent.
Ages 3 to 7 years
Retold By: Stella Blackstone
Illustrated By: Anne Wilson
Narrated By: Jim Broadbent

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