NEW for authors: The Barefoot Librarian now offers book reviews and publicity packages.

The Barefoot Librarian brings her expertise from reading thousands of children’s books and working with educators and librarians, to review books for children’s authors. Along with a professional book review, the Barefoot Librarian offers several publicity packages.

The Barefoot Librarian offers a unique and extensive blend of experience in the following ways:
  • Deep knowledge of curriculum and books to complement and enrich classroom units and themes.
  • Ability to productively work with educators, librarians, and administrators on book selection and procurement for schools.
  • Recommends books for Primary and Preschool for International Baccalaureate (IB PYP), Montessori Programs, and other educational programs, institutes and educators.
  • Many unique multicultural, diverse books focusing on nature, folk tales and universal messages, all personally selected.
  • Knowledge of outstanding children’s literature and what librarians and educators are looking for.
The Latest From The Newsletter

Barefoot Librarian January 2019 Newsletter

Here's the latest issue of the Barefoot Librarian newsletter! My aim is to keep the content brief but highly relevant to elementary and preschool educators and parents of young readers. I welcome any comments or suggestions on topics you would like to hear about. Contact me. Happy New Year! Welcome back to the Barefoot Librarian Newsletter! Multicultural Children's Book Day January 25, 2019... Read More

Barefoot Librarian October 2018 Newsletter

Barefoot Librarian Book Recommendations  Now available for purchase online! So often I when I am selling books at conferences or book fairs I am asked, "Can I buy your books online?" and I have had to say "No". Now I am thrilled to announce that you will be able to purchase many of the titles I recommend online. Just go to the... Read More

Recommendations by the Barefoot Librarian

Room In Your Heart

I am thrilled to be reviewing Room in Your Heart, one of two books that Kitaab World, a website which provides valuable resources and sells books about South Asia, has published. This debut picture book is a wonderful introduction to the little-known country of Bhutan – a country which has... Read More

Summer Sun Risin’

Summer Sun Risin’ A fun book to share with your younger students as the school year ends is Summer Sun Risin’. This book is great for a read aloud with its bouncy rhythm. The book follows the main character, a young African American boy, as he tags along with his... Read More

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Raves & Praise from educators and readers about Eve Panzer, the Barefoot Librarian:

A favorite resource we use everyday in our preschool is a beautiful book! We love to share the joy and excitement of engaging stories to help the children make deep connections to their exploration and learning. The Barefoot Librarian offers THE best selection of books in a full range of topics and targeted age groups to appeal to children of all ages.

-Community School Director, Four Seasons