The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales


Learn how different cultures around the world set out to live in harmony with the natural world in this popular anthology. The seven folk tales are each followed by a hands-on activity that promotes green living and reinforces the eco-messages of the stories. Gold nautilus Book Award Winner.

Living mindfully isn’t a new concept; our lives were once irrevocably interwoven with the natural landscape, as folk tales from traditional cultures will attest. These old yarns conjure up Sun Mothers and Great Spirits, talking animals and fairy babies, hidden gold and magic gardens that sprout overnight.

You’ll find seven of these wondrous stories, gathered from all corners of the world—Australia, Nigeria, the American Southwest, Bali, Kazakhstan, India, and Wales.


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