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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Books for adults

Books for teenagers

Books for children

Touch to See Book Clubs

Audio samples

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 »

Chocolate Mousse

Jamie Oliver’s Thick Chocolate Mousse

I promise you that it takes no more than 15 minutes to make, but tastes divine.

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 »

Hugh Bonneville in the recording studio

Hugh Bonneville lends his voice to ‘Lost and Found’ by Oliver Jeffers

Hi, Liz here. This is just a quickie post because we had the wonderful Hugh Bonneville in the studio on Monday.

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 »

Georgie Bullen

Georgie Bullen – Goalball Paralympian

Find out how you can support VI athlete Georgie make it to the next Paralympics.

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