Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Books - Living Paintings

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Suitable for: 7-11 years (Key stage 2), 11-14 years (Key stage 3), Teachers

Sponsored by: National Lottery Charities Board

Available braille grades:

This collection contains painted tactile pictures taken from illustrations from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. The audio guide does not tell the story but describes the tactile pictures. It provides a wonderful springboard for the young person to read or listen to the classic story for themselves. Perfect to inspire a love of reading for pleasure.

Listen to an audio clip

Feel all round and over the table and see what you can find. It's a very long table, isn't it? Can you feel the edge of the white tablecloth hanging over the side opposite where the animals and the Hatter are seated - and down the far end of the table opposite Alice? Below the hemline of the cloth three sturdy table legs are showing. Now, for how many guests is the table set? Have you found 6 cups and saucers? No wonder Alice complained that there was plenty of room. There's one other much larger shape on the table and that is the silver teapot into which the March Hare and the Hatter were trying to stuff the sleepy Dormouse when Alice left in disgust.

What's inside

  • A collection of raised tactile pictures.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • Guidance Notes, for parents and teachers, to help you make the most of using this book.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

Alice is shrinking & growing
Alice at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
The Cheshire Cat and the white rabbit
The Lobster, the Dodo and the Queen of Hearts
Gardeners & Roses

What our members say

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Wonderful My daughter was thrilled to feel the individual cups on the table, and the look on her face when she realised the cat's body had disappeared was wonderful. Dorothy
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