Books

Books

Aimed for children aged between 3 - 9, my poems and stories have been combined with delightful illustrations from artists such a Rosumund Fowler, Benjamin Lacombe and Sophie Fatus to make these colourful children's books. The Barefoot Books have also been published in several different languages, including Danish, Korean, French, Spanish, Chinese, Brazilian, Portuguese and Finnish! Choose a book to the right for more information, plus reviews and advice on where to purchase them.



Home for a Tiger, Home for a Bear

Home for a Tiger, Home for a Bear Dig underground with moles, soar high into the mountains with eagles, and travel down a tropical river with crocodiles. This rhyming selection explores the homes of many different creatures, and includes educational endnotes about the animals and their habitats.

Suitable for ages 3 - 8.

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Lin Yi's Lantern

Lin Yi's Lantern Meet Lin Yi - a little boy with a big heart and a talent for bargaining. Tonight is the moon festival and he wants nothing more than a red rabbit lantern; but first he must buy the things his mother needs at the market. This heartwarming story shows the rewards of putting others first, and includes educational notes at the end about the Chinese moon festival, life in rural China, and the legend of the moon fairy.

Suitable for ages 5 - 9.

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Practise your maths skills while enjoying this quirky take on 'The Princess and the Pea.' The King and Queen and their three sons are on the search for a real princess, but it is only the Queen who knows the secret. After the story, there is an opportunity for readers to test their counting skills with fun number games.

Suitable for ages 4 - 9.

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Fun with Action Rhymes and Poems

Fun with Action Rhymes and Poems "Fun with Action Rhymes and Poems" contains 83 fun, original rhymes and poems ideal for use in nurseries, playgroups and schools. Teacher's notes provide excellent suggestions for using the rhymes and poems as a way of introducing new ideas and starting discussions.

Suitable for ages 3 - 6.

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"Be quiet!" said Badger. "Keep it down!" grumbled Hedgehog. "Stop banging!" pleaded Owl... Poor Rabbit, it seemed that no-one appreciated his drumming. But when trouble strikes, a noisy, thumping pair of feet is just what you need....

First published in 2013 by Springboard Stories.

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Tend Millie's backyard chickens from day to night in this rhyming picture book, which is right on trend and packed with STEM-friendly science info.

First published in 2015 by Barefoot Books.

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Poet Williams interprets the concept of opposites in a clever, rhyming book celebrating the outdoors.

Due to be published April 2015.

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