Best Friend Books has ammended it’s charity support programme. The Main Event and Mini-Fundraiser schemes have now been abolished, and have been replaced with a Charity of The Month. 50% of each months profits from our online marketplace will automatically be donated to that month’s charity. For the remainder of April, this charity will be The Scout Association and Girl Guiding UK.
Additional ways in which Best Friend Books aims to support it’s Charity of The Month include:
- Collection tins at events
- Charity fairs
- Recycling programmes
Best Friend Books is continuing it’s trip around the world with a visit to Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the next couple of weeks we will sample some of the region’s many highlights, from Reggae music to life in the Amazon.
On Saturday 4th February Best Friend Books held it’s first charity table top sale, in support of The Cara Rose Trust. The event was held at the Sale Central Scout Hut at Walton Park in Sale, with stallholders representing Scentsy, Usborne Books, Forever Living and The Body Shop. A total of £29.50 was raised for the charity. Another event is now being considered for some time in the near future.
Today, we are excited to share with you a special Q & A with Anna Witte and Micha Archer, the author and illustrator of Lola’s Fandango. Read on to learn about the inspiration for Lola, how the illustrations came to be and a little more about these amazingly talented women!
by Becca Fiske
From the Barefoot Book’s blog
Every November, the BBC’s charity, Children in Need, is at the centre of a nationwide fundraising campaign on behalf of disadvantaged children. Children in Need’s vision is to ensure that every child in the UK is safe, happy, secure and able to fulfil the…
Talking is one of the most important skills your child will learn. It seems to happen naturally, but in fact you have a very important role to play.
The more you talk with and listen to your baby, the more you help them learn to communicate.
This will help them develop good relationships, do well at school and be a confident, happy child.
It happens every autumn. Millions of young children start school for the very first time. They carry backpacks, lunchboxes, pencils, sometimes a grin on their face, but more often, a look of trepidation about what school will really be like. They wonder: Will my teacher be nice? Will I have friends? What if I can’t find my way? Who will sit with me? What will I do? What if I don’t like it? What if I miss home? What if it’s too hard?
From the Barefoot Books Blog; Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:00 AM EDT
Ruby’s School Walk £10.99 - Available from my Barefoot Marketplace.
Also available direct from Best Friend Books for the reduced price of £8, with free delivery for locally placed orders. Contact r.egan6rf @ btinternet.com.
Children of the World Memory Game from Barefoot… by timetoplaymag
This and other games are available from my online Marketplace at the Barefoot Books website. Follow the link in the panel on the right hand side, and enter the name of the game in the search bar.
Click below for a selection of online jigsaw puzzles of various French scenes.
More to be added … come back soon.
Click below to see a selection of bi-lingual French books available from Barefoot Books.
We begin our trip around the world in the United Kingdom, and start by looking at some of the England’s folklore. Creatures such as pixies, elves, trolls and goblins are common in many myths originating from this part of the world, especially in fairie stories. Well-known legends include those of Robin Hood, as well as King Arthur, Camelot and the knights of the Round Table.
The new Barefoot catalogue for 2011-2012 is now available on the Barefoot website.
Please note that the page does not provide a link to the online store. If you wish to place an order, you will need to go via the link in the panel on the right hand side of this page.