It’s that time of the year again when the streets are filled with ghosts, witches, monsters and vampires… or at least children dressed as them.
Aside from trick or treating, Halloween is a great time to settle down with a good book and explore weird adn wonderful characters. So, here’s just four of our Halloween-themed Living Picture books for your child to get their (vampire) teeth into.
Laugh out loud with comedian Bill Bailey as he describes the illustrations and tactile pictures in our VI-accessible version of Dear Vampa by Ross Collins. There are bats, vampires and werewolves aplenty in this funny tale perfect for Halloween.
Not all witches are scary. Say hello to the friendly witch in Room on the Broom who makes friends with a collection of animals and is faced with a terrifying dragon. This popular picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler has been brought to life for blind children with our unique feely pictures and descriptive audio.
Billy Monster’s Daymare by Alan Durant and Ross Collins features Billy, a little monster who lives in a topsy-turvy world where he’s scared of children and has bad day dreams! But what is keeping him awake? And how will Daddy Monster find a way to help Billy sleep soundly through the day? This warm and funny story is perfect for raising a smile and chasing away bedtime fears.
KNOCK KNOCK Who’s There? A gorilla, a witch, a ghost, then a fierce scaly dragon hungry for his tea. Who will be next? Each time there’s a knock at the door, there’s a different monster, but each time they’re wearing the same tartan slippers. Find out why not everything scary is as it first appears with this fun, bedtime book by Sally Grindley and Anthony Browne, complete with tactile imagery, braille and audio.
Borrow these unique tactile, audio and braille books and more from our online library or call today to place an order on 01635 299771.