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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.

Hear actor Martin Clunes and
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

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 »

Monet Exhibition

Monet Exhibition at the National Gallery from 16th September

Visit this stunning exhibition and indulge yourself in his work

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 »

ABC UK

Why we love Frances Lincoln

Thank you Frances Lincoln for all your work!

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 »

Lucie baking

How to make a loaf of bread

How to make that perfect loaf