Reader Views Kids and the Barefoot Librarian Join forces to bring picture book authors this exclusive offer.

We’ve taken the best features and areas of expertise from both companies and developed an amazing publicity campaign for independent picture book authors!

What's in the package?

1. Expert Review

Your book will be reviewed by Eve Panzer, MLIS – the Barefoot Librarian. Review will include insights from her experience as an educator and school librarian. She will also include insights gained from working with Montessori educators, International Baccalaureate educators and decades of experience with children’s literature.

2. Online Publicity and News

Review will receive online publicity features and postings on:

3. Social Media Exposure

Review will be featured on all of the social media sites for Reader Views Kids and the Barefoot Librarian. Be sure to follow our social media pages so you can share our posts for maximum exposure!

4. Advertising

Book will receive a 1/4 page ad in the First Chapter Plus eMagazine

Partner with us to unlock a realm of possibilities and introduce your current or upcoming masterpiece to readers, libraries, independent bookstores, media outlets, acclaimed authors, influential bloggers, and esteemed book reviewers.

5. Author Interview

Receive a written interview with Reader Views Kids to talk about your book and upcoming projects. Interview will receive all the same publicity features as the review listed above.

All the details...

Here’s the complete list of features offered in the Picture Book Review & Publicity Package:

  • Book Review posted on the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids websites.
  • Top-billing as one of the “Featured Books of the Week” on for a mininum of one week.
  • Featured on the front page of for a minimum of one week.
  • Spotlight Feature in the Reader Views Newsletter and the Barefoot Librarian Newsletter.
  • Promotion of book review on social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.
  • Written Interview with Reader Views Kids. Includes the same features and spotlights as the book review.
  • 1/4 page ad for one month in an issue of the First Chapter Plus eMagazine.

*Package only available for picture books