Including Local Authors

Bartons has a great selection of classic children's books like Peter Rabbit as well as a large selection of great adventures written by local authors!  Check out below. 

Grandma's First Thanksgiving

A lovely story about the true spirit of Thanksgiving for one family who has just emigrated to the United States from Lebanon, told through the eyes of a grandmother.


It's My Yuk, Hello!

Most kids have a very special relationship with their pacifiers, and little Shawn is no exception. Here is the story of how Shawn came to love her pacifiers and how she learned to let go of them.


Owen the Octopus

Owen is a happy, hard-working, friendly octopus - with an unusual dream. Owen wants to fly! Join him on his adventure as he tries to turn his dream into a reality.


Pop-Up Books - Classic Stories

Pop-Up books are very special things.  Parents love them for their artistry and kids love them because they're just stupendous!! Check out this fantastic collection of classic children's storybooks - click through to see all our available titles! 

From $34.99

Where Is My Green Sheep? Plush & Book

There's a lot of sheep to wade through in this cute little board book.   White sheep, red sheep, thin name it.  But where's the green sheep???

From $6.99

Pete the Cat Plush & Books

Pete the Cat is COOL, man, COOL!     He gets through his day singing his song and not worrying about the color of his sneakers, which change color from all the things he's wandered through.   Meet Pete the Cat.

From $17.99

Walter the Farting Dog Plush & Book

What will we do with Walter?    He farts.   Quite simply, he smells.   But he is Walter.   And he is ours.    The book is hilarious, and the farting plush doll is even more so.   Definitely a favorite among our customers and staff - he appeals to all ages!

From $15.95

How Rocket Learned To Read - Book & Plush

Reading is SO much easier when you have a friend to help you who's in the same spot as you are - learning to read.    Let Rocket help your child read Rocket's adventures while  he learns to read.   

From $17.99

Fred the Snake books

This wonderful series of books are written about Fred the Snake.    His first book is a tale about a snake who gets squished and then mended.    Great for kids facing hospital stays or doctor visits.    The sequel is about Fred going to school for the first time.   Books every child can identify with.    Written by local author, Peter Cotton.  


Sammy the Wonder Dachsund Books

Jonathan Miller, a local writer and artist, has written two books about Sammy The Wonder Dachsund who does some amazing things.   Click through for more info on the adventures of Sammy.   Each book is signed.



Good Night Charleston

Good Night Charleston is part of the Good Night Our World series of special cities.   A board book meant for young children.  Good Night Charleston is one of our best-selling children's books!    We have many more in the series, click through for selection.



The Lost Mermaid Books

The Lost Mermaid is a series of award winning books written by one of our local Charleston authors.    They are sweet books about friendship and belonging featuring Lily the Mermaid, who always saves the day with the help of her sea friends and Pirate friends.   Click through for current selection. 


ECO Green Dog

Find out how Eco Green Dog got his name and follow his mischievous romp through some pretty hairy places (no pun intended).    An excellent little book that teaches children about their responsibility toward animals and the environment.



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