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Rainbow Bird

Written by Eric Maddern
Illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway

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

Sponsored by: The Percy Bilton Charity

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

At the time the world is being born, only Crocodile Man has fire, and he jealously guards it, keeping everyone else away. One day, while Crocodile Man is distracted, Bird Woman steals his fire and flies off to give heat and light to the whole land.

Listen to an audio clip

Hello there. My name is Jan and I'm here to tell you about this beautiful book 'Rainbow Bird'. It's written by Eric Maddern and the pictures were drawn by Adrienne Kennaway. On the cover of the book is a picture of the brightly coloured Rainbow Bird with her wings outstretched as she flies off a tree branch towards us.
Now, open the cover of the book pause and here you will find a hard plastic page, which is your first feely picture.
Feel all over the strange creature here. pause It's a crocodile, and his long body is curved round almost in a circle. Do you know much about crocodiles? They are strange reptiles who live on land and in water.

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

Kangaroo and Bird
Crocodile

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