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A hilarious new kids book brought to life with tactile pictures and audio

A story of adventure and friendship, brought to life with tactile images and audio.

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Pre-school picture braille books plus tactile resources for Key Stages 1- 3 and relaxation.

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A range of tactile books which provide an inspiring, fact-filled guide to pop culture.

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Tactile books about art, nature and popular culture – rich in story, informative and entertaining.

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Front cover The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet

A hilarious new kids book brought to life with tactile pictures and audio

A story of adventure and friendship, brought to life with tactile images and audio.

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Accessible book version of BBC One Christmas animation ‘The Snail and the Whale’

A story of adventure and friendship, brought to life with tactile images and audio.

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