Boston-Based BabbaCo Acquired by Barefoot Books

Zach Davis

Announced today, Boston-based BabbaCo, a monthly activity box for kids, announced that it was acquired by Cambridge-based Barefoot Books.  Terms of the deal have not be disclosed.

BabbaCo founder and CEO Jessica Kim, will assume the role of President at Barefoot “with the goal of growing a global community of story lovers who share our belief in the importance of connection, creativity, and diversity in families' lives,” according to an email sent by the Kim this morning.  Her note continues:

Now we have the ability to have an even bigger impact with more resources, a bigger team and global reach. I really hope you kick off your shoes and live Barefoot with me! Again, thank you for being the heart of our purpose. Stay tuned because there are a lot of exciting things in store…

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When Zach Davis isn't getting lost in the mountains, he is hustling from Boulder, CO as Tech Cocktail's Director of Marketing. He is the author of Appalachian Trials, a book chronicling the mindset necessary for thru-hiking all 2,181 miles of the Appalachian Trail, a feat he accomplished in 2011. Zach is a green tea enthusiast, die-hard Chicago sports fan, and avid concert-goer. Follow Zach on Twitter: @zrdavis.