Barefoot Books {giveaway}

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Today I am pleased to bring you a giveaway from a sweet mama named Veronika who introduced my family to Barefoot Books a few months ago.  I have to say that I am impressed with the thoughtful nature of each of the Barefoot titles that we have read, our favorites being “Mama Panya’s Pancakes,” “Listen, Listen,” and “The Girl with the Brave Heart.”  Veronika is sharing a bit about herself and Barefoot Books today:

“My name is Veronika Riches and I am an independent ambassador for children’s book publisher, Barefoot Books. Barefoot Books is an award-winning publishing company committed to nurturing a love of reading in a way that encourages children to explore their creativity, and discover the diversity of the world’s many cultures and traditions.  Barefoot Books offers many children’s books inspired by stories about people and the natural world around them.  A world-wide community of writers, artists, storytellers, musicians, and others are committed to providing timeless stories and captivating art that can help children become happy, engaged members of a global society.  The full selection of products can be found here. The publisher’s core values are listed here.”

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“I first became involved with Barefoot Books in 2009 because of my daughter’s love of books and my desire to stay at home with her while she is growing up.  I am now very excited to share my love for beautiful books with my daughter and her younger sister.  I love that Barefoot Books offer what I think is essential in life – enthusiasm for reading, creativity and discovery.

My own love for books and reading developed very early on in my life and I remember reading under the covers with a flashlight as a child.  When I was old enough to have a job I sometimes dreamed about being a librarian or working at a bookstore.  It never happened – until now. Now I own my own bookstore!”

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“Becoming a Barefoot Books Ambassador is one of the best experiences of my life so far.  I am pleased with the way my business is growing and and have great plans for the future.  I have gained a wealth of experience in working year around at events of all kinds from small home parties and community fairs to large scale education conferences and marketing shows.  I also sell from my home.

Being a Barefoot Books Ambassador is very rewarding. The support to build your business is always there – from the moment you sign up to whatever level you want to take it to.  I offer help and support to my growing team of ambassadors in building a business in a way that suits personal circumstances, skills and abilities.  I look forward to welcoming new additions to my team. If you’re interested in becoming an ambassador and looking support in getting started, please contact me any time.

I am enjoying my time of living Barefoot with my little girls and love bringing Barefoot Books to other families.  I discovered Ginny’s blog through Ravelry when I was browsing the gallery of the Milo pattern, a popular toddler vest.  As a new knitter who loves to wrap her own children in cozy wool, I love Ginny’s creations and feel inspired by what she knits for her family.

May your family’s life be also full of joy, laughter, art and beautiful stories for many years to come!”


Veronika is offering one Small Things reader a $25.00 gift card.  She is also offering a 20% discount on all purchases.  The discount code is FRIEND.  All orders over $60 receive free shipping.

For your chance to win, simply leave a comment on this post.  For a second chance to win:  visit the Barefoot Books site then come back here and leave another comment naming a Barefoot book that interests you.

Comments are closed and the winner is Meghan:  “My daughter is a book-a-holic. She would love these!”

Thanks, Veronika and Barefoot Books!

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  1. we would love to read/buy The Three Billy Goats Gruff. we checked it out from the library, and my daughter loves this Barefoot Books version of the tale!

  2. we would love the chance to win this, thanks!

  3. What a beautiful assortment of books! 🙂

  4. There is so much junk that is considered children’s literature that it is refreshing to find a company committed to giving children quality material!

  5. This is great! We love books so much in this house! Thanks for the chance!

  6. How big is a pig sounds pretty good for my bunch!

  7. Thanks for the chance!

  8. “A Farmer’s Life For Me” would be a great book to read to my kindergarteners when we study the farm and where our food comes from.

  9. New granddaughter – ’nuff said!

  10. Tara Perry says:

    Zig Zag Zebra looks like a good one! Anything that involves art intrigues me… 🙂

  11. Tara Perry says:

    Oops! Wrong post before. Books are great too!! I’d love a giftcard to check them out! Thanks!!

  12. Tara Perry says:

    Hoping to win the yarn! Beautiful handmade toys. Thanks for sharing!

  13. I didn’t know Barefoot Books had readers. We would be interested in the Starlight Grey reader and the others too.

  14. I love barefoot books!

  15. my 5 year old LOVES giraffes and I see a few that he might enjoy in your collection

  16. We can always use more books! 😉

  17. LOVELY books.

  18. Always love new books!


  19. These books look so interesting, especially Finn at Clee Point. We would love reading them.

  20. Such a great giveaway!

  21. We have been growing an interest in Greek and Roman Mythology/history here so the book “The Adventures of Odysseus” would be right up our alley!

  22. I love Barefoot Books!

  23. Just what I have been looking for. Perfect.

  24. Amy DelaTerre says:

    We very much love books in our house, this would be wonderful to win. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  25. Wonderful giveaway!

  26. My boys love books!

  27. we LOVE books! thanks for the giveaway!

  28. what fun looking books. thank you for the chance.

  29. and… I liked them on Facebook, because I do actually like them v. much.

  30. Ahhh! We love Barefoot Books. Our favorite is ‘How Big is a Pig.’ Have a great weekend!

  31. The Barefoot Book of Stories from the Opera looks like a great book!

  32. Liked on Facebook

  33. You always have the best giveaways!

  34. Love these books! Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  35. I LOVE Barefoot Books! I’ve always wanted to make a purchase. Thanks so much for the chance, Ginny!

  36. Beautiful books!

  37. I would love to get my daughter the World Atlas for homeschooling.

  38. With colder days coming I would love to cozy up with my little ones and Fireside Stories!

  39. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

  40. I’d like to read A Calendar of Festivals.

  41. We love Barefoot Books! Great giveaway, thanks. 🙂

  42. My son just got the Barefoot Atlas for his birthday and loves it! Would love to get more Barefoot titles!

  43. nice giveaway! my little babys love book.

  44. My little guy and I have loved Driving My Tractor and have read it from the library many times.


  45. I love these books as much do awesome giveaway thank you 🙂

  46. Ooh Ginny they look lovely! We love books so much in this house!

  47. Beautiful holistic approach to reading. Simple way to shift thinking in growing minds.

  48. And secondly, I am intrigued by the celtic dreamland CD! I wonder if it would help us for nap time.