Great books to share with blind or partially-sighted children. The Booktouch booklist aims to give you more book suggestions for children up to the age of five, based on ideas given to us by parents, teachers, the RNIB, ClearVision, children and other experts.
Dawn Sirett and Dorling Kindersley
The Dorling Kindersley team have put together this colourful, waterproof, touch-and-feel, lift-the-flap, fun bathtime book to be shared with your baby.
Justina Chen Hedley, Illustrated by Mitch Vane
Becca has amblyopia and needs to wear both glasses and an eye patch to strengthen her weak eye.
One morning in a farmyard a spider begins to spin a web. All the animals try to persuade her to stop but she doesn't answer any of them; she is too busy spinning her web.
Illustrated by Annie Kubler
This book is all about signing and singing-along! The clear hand movements encourage signing as well as dancing.
Fiona Watt Illustrated by Rachel Wells
One of a growing series of touch and feel board books with interesting textures and shapes for inquisitive fingers to explore.
A captivating story of wolves with dinner on their minds. The wolf finger puppet attached to the book brings the story to life and is great fun for snapping at little fingers.
Helen and Clive Dorman
The Children's Project
Four highly stimulating books featuring a range of shapes and facial expressions.
A large board book of over 20 nursery rhymes.
Little Tiger Press
Illustrated by Pam Adams