Is that you Father Christmas? - Books - Living Paintings

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Is that you Father Christmas?

Written by Siobhan Dodds

Suitable for: 0-5 years

Sponsored by: Lloyds TSB Foundation

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

It’s the night before Christmas and Holly is too excited to sleep. She keeps hearing noises – tinkling, whooshing, crackling, ‘Is that you, Father Christmas?’ she asks, but it isn’t. Will Father Christmas ever come?

Listen to an audio clip

Now we will work our way bit by bit, down the tree which grows wider and wider down to the base. First of all, feel round the pointy edges of its branches and over the rough surface of the whole fir tree. Did you feel a lot of blobs as you went round? These are the brightly coloured balls that hang on the tree. Let's start at the top again and trace over the first two balls below the fairy. The one on the left is silver and the one on the right is purple. Below these feel the red tinsel that stretches across the tree.

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

Little girl in yellow dress (Holly), brown teddy bear
Christmas Tree covered in decorations with an angel
Father Christmas (santa) with his sack
Reindeer pulling a sleigh

What our members say

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Great for inclusion! My daughter read this book from cover to cover and also to a sighted friend, which was great for inclusion as they both enjoyed the story and the tactile pictures. Parent
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