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Passports with Purpose –Learn about the Barefoot Books Prize

December 1st, 2008 · No Comments · Misc, Taking Travel Home

Backpack to Buggy is enthusiastically contributing over $100 of products from Barefoot Books’ One World One Planet collection to bring the world to your little armchair traveler, or prepare them for the road.  The custom bundle includes ten books, a music CD, a puzzle and a travel journal.   Most of the materials are best for children under 5yo, but many of the books are appropriate for older children.

Interested in participating?  Go to First Giving, or see my previous post for details.

The Barefoot Books prize collection includes:

Whole World – Mini Edition (with CD)

Featured in Oprah’s “O List”!

We’re Sailing to Galapagos

Set sail to Galapagos on a week-long voyage of discovery!

Off We Go to Mexico

An Adventure in the Sun

“Festive colors and distinctive iconography of Mexican folk crafts pairs with Krebs’ singsong verse about a place or experience.”—Booklist

We’re Riding on a Caravan

An Adventure on the Silk Road

“This book is an excellent way to introduce the trade route.” —School Library Journal

We All Went On Safari

A Counting Journey Through Tanzania

Featured as a Starred Review in the Kirkus Reviews

We’re Sailing Down the Nile

A Journey Through Egypt

“Six smiling Egyptian children invite readers to accompany them on a sight-seeing jaunt down the Nile River”—Publishers Weekly

My Granny Went to Market

A Round-the-World Counting Rhyme

“Each page delights the senses and opens young eyes to the world around them.”—School Library Journal

The Great Race

The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

Which animal will win the race and get the first year of the Chinese calendar named after them?

Mama Panya’s Pancakes

A Village Tale from Kenya

Winner of the Notable Books for a Global Society 2005

The Story Of Divaali

“A beautifully evocative retelling of a classic Hindu text, accessible and modern without losing any of the original’s power and resonance, and superbly illustrated throughout.” – Meera Syal

Putamayo World Playground – Music CD

Experience an inspiring musical and cultural journey around the world!

Landmarks of the World

Discover the world’s wonders with this colorful puzzle!


My Travel Journal

A World of Activities

Exciting games, puzzles and much more teach about the many countries and cultures of the world!

If you can’t wait until January to receive you prize, or would like to give one of these books as a gift, please click here, or on the Barefoot Books Badge on the right margin.

Related Post:

Passports with Purpose – a Fundraiser for Heifer International (cooler than collecting quarters in rice bowls)

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