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


Reading Ideas


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 set amongst the stars with the voices of 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


Watch and Listen

Latest Discovery Hubs


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


Science Alive!

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

Dinosaur display picture


Explore the thrilling pre-historic world of sauropods and raptors


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

Don't Worry William front cover

Top books for inspiring bravery

A collection of kids’ books about being brave

Two Touch to See books are this year’s must-watch Christmas TV!

‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ and ‘The Snail and the Whale’ hit the small screen.

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

Top tactile picture books for Autumn

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.

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