Order Autographed Ernest Books

Make a gift extra special with autographed copies of your favorite Ernest books, each personalized with the recipient’s name, when you place an order through our website.

Simply let us know that you’d like your books signed and give us the personalization details during checkout.  Ernest Series author Laura T. Barnes will autograph and personalize each book – making for a very special gift.


Distinguished Achievement Award

Author Laura Barnes (on right) received the Hunterdon County 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award for Literature for the Ernest Series.

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Yea for us! Ernest and his friends are now on Facebook. Find us on Facebook to stay connected with what’s happening at Barnesyard. Hear about Ernest and his friends, see new pictures from the farm, tell us about your favorite Ernest story, and more!


Mom’s Choice Award


Two of Barnesyard’s titles, Teeny Tiny Ernest and Ernest and Elston, have been honored with Mom’s Choice Awards.


Known for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services, these annual awards recognize authors and others for their efforts in creating family-friendly media products and services.


Teachers’ Choice Award


Both Twist and Ernest and Teeny Tiny Ernest have received the Teachers’ Choice Award.


Each year, these awards honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home. A panel of teacher evaluators uses each product in their classrooms and homes to find the best products for teachers and parents.


Ben Franklin Award


Ernest’s Special Christmas is the recipient of the Silver Ben Franklin Award.


The Ben Franklin Awards, which were named in honor of America’s most cherished publisher and printer, recognize excellence in independent publishing.