Harry and the Robots - Books - Living Paintings

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Harry and the Robots

Written by Ian Whybrow
Illustrated by Adrian Reynolds

Suitable for: 0-5 years, 5-7 years (Key stage 1)

Sponsored by: Lloyds TSB Foundation

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

When Harry’s toy robot stops marching, Nan sends it to the robot hospital to be fixed. Nan says she’ll help Harry to make a robot to play with while it’s away, but, before they start, Nan is taken ill and has to go to hospital herself!

Listen to an audio clip

I have to say, Sam has a very distinct sense of style: she's wearing a sleeveless, stripy top big, broad bands of red and white running across her front, which you should be able to find quite happily. This is teamed up with a green mini skirt decorated with bright yellow flowers with red centres. Underneath that, she's got on yellow leggings with red shapes all over them teardrops, triangles, rectangles, that sort of thing. To complete the outfit, she's wearing red shoes and blue ankle socks. In other words, Sam looks very, very bright.

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

Boy in jumper and trousers (Harry), Girl in skirt and T-Shirt (Sam)
Old Lady with walking stick (grandmother), brown chicken
4 colourful robots

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