Children’s Book Week

FullSizeRender 109This week is 6th – 12th July is Children’s Book Week when children, parents, schools and libraries get together to celebrate reading for pleasure. The event is organised by the Book Trust find out how you can get involved here.

We’re going to be sharing the joy of reading through our Pop Up events where children’s books and other gifts can be bought, and by passing on tips on how to read with your child. Our pop ups are taking place at Spitalsfields Market this week – come down for a visit.

National Book Start Week 8 – 14 June

ANIMALBOOGIE_GENPBCDEX_FC_TEMP_W_1-2Bookstart supports parents to enjoy reading with their children ‘from as early age as possible’. This week is National Book Start Week and the theme is the jungle. ‘The Animal Boogie‘ is our musical contribution.

Browse over to their site to find out how you can join in with more jungle themed fun ‘to celebrate the joys of reading every day’.  For resources and further information click here.

Barefoot Books Summer Reading Programme

BFB_Facebook_SummeReadingProgramTeasers_960px_ComingSoon-2I’m very excited to share that Barefoot Books’ Summer Reading Programme is launching soon! Twelve weeks of email support designed to help parents and carers prevent summer brain drain.

Features of the support include literacy tips and activities to help you and the children you care for, stay sharp during the summer. Don’t miss out! Click on this link to sign up.

Winter Sale!

Yes, our winter sale has started CLICK HERE to shop for some discounted titles and resources. The World Atlas is good buy. Give me a call on 07402 692269 for a full list of discounted titles.

The importance of being two

We’re really looking forward to sharing Barefoot Books and resources with professionals attending this Hackney Childminders’ Conference – The importance of Being Two – in the New Year.

Coram’s Fields Christmas Fair

We’re really pleased to be supporting Coram’s Fields again with a Barefoot Books stall at their family friendly Christmas Fair this year! We’ll have lots of great titles available so why not come along to enjoy the fun. There will be lots of other stalls available, a Santa’s grotto, fairground rides and face painting.

CLICK HERE to shop online or, contact us to place an order in advance, then pick up and collect on the day. Look forward to seeing you there!