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“The books he borrows from the Living Paintings library give him a love of reading and a vivid imagination.”
Mum of Louie, age 13
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Books for blind children OUT NOW: Elmer’s Walk
The world’s most colourful character is back!
Explore our world of Touch to See
Pre-school picture braille books plus tactile resources for Key Stages 1- 3 and relaxation.
For Young People
A range of tactile books which provide an inspiring, fact-filled guide to pop culture.
Tactile books about art, nature and popular culture – rich in story, informative and entertaining.
What people say
“Bumpy writing” and tactile pictures encourage George’s love of books
Read three-year-old George’s story
Books for blind children encourage family story time – Alfie’s story
Hear how Living Paintings has encouraged shared story time in one family
Tactile, audio and braille books make a difference to children in care
A teacher’s moving experience of Living Paintings’ tactile books
NEW tactile book, ‘Elmer’s Walk’ feedback from library members
Young library members give Elmer’s Walk a big thumbs up