A Book Fair, Fundraiser or Book Drive hosted by Kathryn's Book Nook is easy and rewarding. Schools and organizations are able to earn free books or funds. Each event is customizable and accommodating to the institution's needs. We offer in-person, online, remote, and order based events. Special pricing available on trainings, workshops, and storytimes when you bundle one of them with a book fair. 

Why should you choose Kathryn's Book Nook?

  • Barefoot Books are non-commercial, brilliantly illustrated books for children under ten years old.

  • We offer Spanish, French, and cultural based books.

  • Barefoot Books are sustainably produced and Kathryn's Book Nook is committed to a minimal carbon footprint.

  • Barefoot Books are multi-award winning and are expertly created to support and challenge your child's reading level. Schools can find the F&P, AR, or Lexile reading levels for the books to support your school's reading program.

  • Kathryn's Book Nook is committed to supporting the values and mission of your institution. We will hand select the books we bring and adhere to any restrictions set.

  • Our supplemental products include puppets, puzzles, music CDs, board games and more. These products support the books and mission of Barefoot Books. Supplemental products are optional.

  • We do all of the work! We send the marketing content, set up displays, process the orders, provide real time support and break down the displays. For remote book fairs, we ship everything directly to you.

  • We provide 4 different ordering options: 1) catalog ordering 2) cash & carry 3) online 4) a combination of the aforementioned. We recommend online ordering as the main focus. This allows parents and their extended families/communities to place orders and for them to take advantage of Barefoot Books online sales.

  • We offer a 10% discount to all teachers.

  • We partner with teachers to develop classroom wishlists.

  • We offer a competitive compensation plan


Create an account to receive 20% off all purchases, including our new Classroom Sets designed to help enhance your existing curriculum. This is a great option for educators and other professionals who are purchasing on behalf of an organization.


These 30 minute, interactive events are customizable for theme, frequency, and children's ages. We read non-commercial books that not only help build book literacy, but also cultural and emotional literacy. Our story times are not simply a read aloud. We incorporate music, art, drama, and academic subjects to help build an atmosphere of excitement about reading and reinforce learning. Story times are educational AND fun! They are suitable for parties, community events, play dates, school enrichment/elective classes, and more. 


An array of Professional Development Trainings are available for early childhood education professionals. These in-person, 2hr CEU courses go beyond Literacy 101 to make your classrooms a rich learning environment. Ongoing trainings are also available. Empower your school's families by offering an in-person, 1 hour, Children's Literacy Workshop for your parents. Give them the tools they need to raise readers for life. Special pricing is available for these workshops when you bundle at least one of them with a school book fair and/or story time.


Give children access to books at home and at school. This reading program is similar to other reading programs. Parents area able to order from a specially curated selection of Barefoot Books via a monthly flyer that can be customized for your classroom curriculum. Teachers earn Barefoot Bucks that can be used to get books and resources for free. Books ordered by teachers can be delivered directly to the classroom. So what's the difference? Barefoot Books. The books published by this independent children's publisher are:

  • sustainably produced

  • non-commercial

  • multi-cultural

  • inclusive

  • beautifully illustrated

  • durable

  • enclosed with educational endnotes in many of the titles

  • enclosed with a read-a-long or sing-a-long CD in many of the titles


Check out the details here.


Make children's books readily available at your business or spruce up your classroom library. We can create a Book Nook area or simply re-stock your established reading area. Plans are customizable and prices vary.


Have a Barefoot Books booth at your next conference, fundraiser, or shopping event. Diversify your offerings and expose your attendees to this unique brand.


Add to your services by offering a Nook Store stand. We can set up an inviting space in your yoga studio, dance studio, art studio, boutique, or farmers market. Stands are customizable.

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