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Hairy MaClary’s Bone

Written by Lynley Dodd

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

Sponsored by: Leathersellers Company

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

The books in this series tell of the adventures of scruffy dog, Hairy Maclary. The rhythmical text is complemented by humorous illustrations.

Listen to an audio clip

Now let's meet Hairy Maclary. Feel all over him. He is also facing towards the right, trotting along. What is different about him compared to Bitzer Maloney? That's right, he's much shorter and feels rough. That's because Scottie dogs like him are small and have long black fur while whippets are tall with very short smooth fur. Start at Hairy Maclary's head which is on the right of the picture of him. Follow its shape down to the right until you come to the smooth dot of his sticking out nose.
Above and to the left of the tip of his nose you may be able to feel a dent, this is his eye but it's quite hard to find as there's so much hair!

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

Greyhound and Scruffy Dog
Old English Sheepdog, dalmation and daschund
Mastiff and scruffy dog with bone

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