Tactile and braille books for children for learning, reading and exploring

“Your library provides a source of enjoyment, relaxation and learning for my child.”

Parent of library member, age 12

Success Stories

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Reading Ideas

Pre-School

Learning for little ones with lovable pup Spot the Dog

Tactile picture of the astronaut and two children from 'Goodnight Spaceman' by Michelle Robinson and Nick East

 

Picture Books

An adventure for little ones set amongst the stars with ESA astronaut Tim Peake and actor Rob Brydon

Inside the Peter and the Wolf book with tactile pictures of drums used in the composition

Education and Leisure

A toe-tapping introduction to Prokofiev’s well-loved suite for children

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Watch and Listen

Latest Discovery Hubs

Wigwam

Living Paintings’ wonderful world of tactile and braille books for children

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Science Alive!

Discovering the weird and wonderful world around us through touch and sound

Dinosaur display picture

Dinosaurs

Explore the thrilling pre-historic world of sauropods and raptors

Education

tactile image of flavours from around the world from, Cook It, Eat It , Live it

Teacher’s favourite – tried and tested accessible books

Back to school essentials for teachers and their blind students across the UK.

A screenshot of 'Compose a tweet' on Twitter

Social media accessibility: a how to guide

Find out all about alt text and how to use it to make your social media more accessible.

Elmer's Walk front cover

New tactile and audio books for blind children – COMING SOON!

Two new titles will soon be hitting the library shelves

Young library member Ted sitting on the floor with his dog

Young library member features in a BBC online film

Ted, age nine tells BBC Online all about Living Paintings

Activities and Play

A page from 'Gorilla' alongside our tactile version of Gorilla and Hannah flying.

Top tactile picture books for November

We’ve picked some of our favourite Touch to See picture books with a night-time theme

A tactile image of a girl drawing a door

Go on a journey with crayon crafts for blind children

Be inspired by our newest publication Journey by Aaron Becker.

Colourful leaf prints

Multi-sensory autumn activities

Make the most of the season with these fun activities

Stick Man book open on the park page with a tactile picture of Stick Man and the dog and the snail

Stick Man – a sensory journey

Stick Man’s multi-sensory adventure!

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