Our must-read books on popular culture and lifestyle for blind and partially sighted teenagers and young adults

“Living Paintings has shown me how to see with my fingers and paint pictures in my mind.”

Luca, Age 18

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Models in brightly coloured clothes walking on the catwalk

Fashion NOW!

Taking a fresh perspective on the world of catwalks, style icons and designers.

Banksy Girl with Balloon (2004)

Create Contemporary Art

Get to know the artists behind some of the world’s freshest and most talked-about art.

Two men playing football

Football – All the Glory of the Game

From the pitch to tips, tricks and iconic players of the world’s most popular sport.


Watch and Listen

Latest Discovery Hubs


Spotlight on the Stage

Actor interviews, fascinating insights into backstage life and theatrical ideas.


Lights! Camera! Action!

Oscar stars and BAFTA Brits take you into the glamorous world of film.


Music NOW!

Banging tunes, DJ guests, fab festivals and rocking playlists.


Fashion NOW!

A stylish celebration of fab frocks, dapper dudes, glam looks and hot trends.


Cook It. Eat It. Live It!

Healthy eating, tempting recipes, guest chefs and tips to keeping fit.



All the glory of the game – news, reviews and pundits.


Tactile picture of a punk singer (from ABC UK)

Great tactile books about music for blind children

The world of music at your fingertips!

A screen shot of the Audio Eyes app working

The Science Museum app for visitors with visual impairments

A VI-friendly app for the Information Age gallery

Forest School: Nature Detectives images and tactiles

Action packed reads, 11-14 years

From dinosaur hunting to wild camping and goalball, our books take you anywhere!

Brilliant buildings tactile

Experiencing architecture in a different way

Sight loss isn’t a barrier to exploring brilliant buildings

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