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Living Paintings is a charity that
publishes Touch to See books that
bring the visual world to life for
blind and partially sighted people.

Our unique books are available FREE from
our nationwide postal library.

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TV presenter Dallas Campbell tell you more »

Touch to See version for blind & partially sighted readers

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Books for adults

Books for teenagers

Books for children

Touch to See Book Clubs

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For Adults

Illuminating tactile pictures accompanied by atmospheric audio guides – adults can enjoy a choice including wildlife, famous gardens, architecture, city tours and art books. Great for supporting existing hobbies and interests and inspiring new ones! Find out more »

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Congratulations Downton Abbey

We are so pleased for Downton Abbey cast who are great friends and supporters to Living Paintings

For Children

Children will enjoy taking their first steps in the visual world with Spot, before moving on to explore our picture book library which includes The Gruffalo, Charlie and Lola, Thomas the Tank Engine and many more. Teachers and parents will find our fun, educational and leisure books invaluable, with topics ranging from Tutankhamun to World War 2, Space Exploration to British Wildlife. Find out more »

Louis testing David Walliams book for blind and visually impaired children

Behind the scenes of adapting The Slightly Annoying Elephant by David Walliams for blind children

Louis a huge fan of David Walliams tests The Slightly Annoying Elephant book for fellow blind and partially sighted children to enjoy

For Teenagers

Young people can independently discover our vibrant, interactive and inspirational guides to fashion, music, film, art and architecture, healthy eating and sports including football and the Olympic Games. These “must-have” guides contain iconic images plus behind the scenes insights and exclusive interviews. Find out more »

Topshop dress Topshop hat Topshop Jeans

Topshop 70′s Fashion by Fashion Blogger Hollie Barber

Although we are already into 2015, fashion seems to have taken a step back to the 70’s. But this really should be seen as a good step forward as 70’s fashion is taking centre stage with a modern twist.

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info@livingpaintings.org

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Discover iconic Tudor painting The Ambassadors in our Touch to See library

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