Barefoot books wants the kids to kick of their shoes and read. the company publishes children's books, including titles such as the animal boogie, catch that goat!, and the story tree. barefoot books also sells other kid-friendly items such as puppets, puzzles, games, and cds. the company has offices in the us and the uk. it operates a retail store in cambridge, massachusetts, and sells its books through its network of home-based distributors (or barefoot books ambassadors). nancy traversy and tessa strickland co-founded barefoot books in 1993 with the goal of introducing children to the stories and art of other cultures.