Now available in bilingual Spanish! Come along on a lively, lyrical exploration of the world's most beloved sports. Rhyming text and energetic artwork featuring a diverse group of children introduce the basics of eight sports popular around the world: baseball, track, football/soccer, gymnastics, hockey, karate, basketball, and swimming. Includes educational endnotes and art by celebrated illustrator Christiane Engel, whose previous Barefoot credits include Baby's First Words, Dump Truck Disco, Knick Knack Paddy Whack, and Build-a-Story Cards: Space Quest.
Barefoot Books is an award-winning, independent, women-owned and run, children’s publisher based in Concord, MA. Founded by two mothers in England in 1992, our mission is to share stories, connect families and inspire children.
In 2017, we were named by Forbes as one of the 25 Best Small Companies in America. From the very beginning, our books have represented a vast array of cultures and perspectives, while also providing children of all backgrounds a mirror of their own experiences. Today, we have grown into a vibrant and diverse community focused on sharing books and gifts that inspire children to be compassionate, creative and curious global citizens.
For nearly three decades, we have worked with talented writers, storytellers, illustrators and musicians from all over the globe to create over 900 books and gifts that open children’s hearts and minds. Our proudest accomplishment is to have put nearly 30 million books into the hands of children around the world.
10″ x 9.7″