The Right Place
A lonely squirrel goes searching for a new home, only to discover that the best place is one where the whole community can live together. Joining Barefoot’s acclaimed collection of social-emotional titles, this tale offers the perfect opportunity to start conversations about coping with loneliness, the importance of community, and what makes a place feel like home. Beautiful illustrations by award-winning Italian artist Simona Mulazzani bring Squirrel’s journey to life.
Play Hollow loves this story because:
It explores social emotional language allowing children the vocabulary to be able to express their feelings as well as define their role in relation to others in their local and global environment.
About Barefoot Books
Founded by two mothers in England in 1992, Barefoot Books has always focused on creating visually captivating books that celebrate diversity, spark curiosity and capture children’s imaginations. Our mission has endured over the decades and feels more relevant today than it has ever been.
Together, we have grown into a vibrant and diverse team focused on creating books and gifts that inspire children to be compassionate, creative and curious.