Just Like My Mum - Books - Living Paintings

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Just Like My Mum

Written by David Melling

Suitable for: 0-5 years

Sponsored by: The Edward and Dorothy Cadbury Trust

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

A little lion cub is keen to point out the similarities between him and his mum. When it comes to certain things, there’s no one just like mum! Charming and humourous illustrations enhance the simple text. Companion book to Just Like My Dad.

Listen to an audio clip

Now turn over this page and we'll come to another feely picture. This time it's my mum. (Pause) She's sitting facing the binding and looking straight at us. (Pause) She's the same colour as me but her fur isn't so spiky. Feel all over her body. There're no spiky bits sticking out, except perhaps for the end of her tail. (Pause) Let's start with her head at the top. (Short Pause) She has two round ears. (Short Pause) Two big eyes, (Short Pause) and a big flat pink nose. (Short Pause) Below you can just feel her pink tongue. I think she's licking her lips. (Pause) She has chocolate brown fur just like me, except for inside her ears and under her chin these are creamy coloured.

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

Lion Cub
Lioness (Mum Lion)
Tiger Cub and Leopard Cub

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