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A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

Written by Dennis Reader

Suitable for: 5-7 years (Key stage 1)

Sponsored by: The Percy Bilton Charity

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

On a little island shaded by a single coconut tree lives a happy man. Across the water lives a greedy king who wants the island and the coconuts for himself – and is prepared to try every trick in the book to get them! But could it be that he’s bitten off a little more than he can chew?

Listen to an audio clip

This is the top of the palm tree. You can feel the bright green Palm fronds which are like leaves going out on either side. They're very big broad leaves, aren't they?
Move your fingers down just a bit and in the centre of all these leaves feel some round shapes. These are the brown coconuts which are growing on the palm tree. Coconuts are round and have very hard shells when they are ripe and they are about as big as your head. I really like to eat coconuts. Don't you?
You can feel around one in the centre and then half-circles of the other ones. We can't feel the shape of each round coconut because they're all jumbled up behind each other.

What's inside

  • A picture book with braille pages and raised tactile images.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

King and Man dancing around a palm tree
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Man sitting beside palm tree and lots of coconuts

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