Marshmallow Mondays


Summer Suggestions

Looking for some new summer reading material for your kids, now that school is over?  Check out my suggestions below from Barefoot Books

Place an order anytime in June and receive 20 percent off of the prices listed below!  Email me at bwmarie@hotmail.com for more information.

Lull little ones to sleep with this collection of soothing rhymes–perfect for bedtime! Includes “I See the Moon,” “Brahms’ Lullab” and “Wee Willie Winkie.” For babies to 4 years. Board Book $6.99.

Count the animals from one to twenty while searching for the cat in this lively hide-and-seek selection that introduces animals like frogs, whales, monkeys, ducks, hens and elephants. Ages 1-4. Board Book $6.99.

Perfect gift for a summer birthday child. Join Bear as he celebrates his birthday in this latest addition to the bestselling Bear series. Help Bear count backwards from 10 to 0 and find out who is making his balloons disappear. Ages 2-6. Board Book $6.99.

Embark on a dreamy, nighttime jaunt with a young boy and the moon. Overcoming a fear of the dark and discovering the world at night lives at the heart of this poetic tale. Includes notes about the moon and plants and animals that thrive in the wee hours. Ages 1-7. Large Board Book $14.99.

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 3-7. Paperback $6.99.

Ruby and Mai are camping out in the backyard. As the night draws in, all sorts of scary characters head towards their tent. Luckily, Ruby has some magical objects in her backpack, but will they be enough to keep the girls safe? Ages 3-7. Paperback $7.99.

Climb to the top of Lonesome Mountain to meet a very special boy named Rink — every full moon, he grows flowers all over his body. This heartwarming story celebrates difference and friendship, as Rink meets a girl with her own secret, and they discover ways to help each other. Ages 4-10. Hardcover $16.99.

Told from the viewpoint of a child whose Grandpa is a beekeeper, this rhyming text offers an accessible and engaging introduction to the behavior of bees, including: where they live, how honey is made, and what a beekeeper does. Children will love learning about the vital role of bees in the ecosystem, and will be delighted to find a delicious muffin recipe on the final page! Ages 5-9. Paperback $8.99.

Meet Herb, a dragon who knows how to stay true to his values even in the stickiest of situations. When he is captured by the castle’s knights in armor, vegetarian Herb is faced with a difficult decision: will he eat meat in order to save his own life? Ages 4-10. Paperback $7.99.

In addition, check out these card decks, which offer some fun, educational, family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities.

Get outside and grow with some child-friendly fun with gardening! Kids’ Garden includes forty activities and games and an eight-page booklet that contains information on gardening tools, year-round plant care and garden safety. These step-by-step instructions are enhanced by colorful collage artwork on each double-sided card and they create a fun and easy way for budding green-thumbs to plant, investigate, learn and experiment. Ages 8 & up. Card Deck $14.99.

Try out each of the fifty poses and games in this interactive deck to feel connected to the Earth’s elements. Written by Yoga Ed., each of the cards is in line with one of the planet’s natural elements: air, earth, fire, water and space. All ages. Card Deck $14.99.

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. All ages. Card Deck $14.99.

For more information about any of these titles, or for gift suggestions for a particular age child, please email me at bwmarie@hotmail.com.

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