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The Flying Diggers

Written by Ian Whybrow
Illustrated by David Melling

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

Sponsored by: The Unicorn Club of Basingstoke

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

When Teddy’s toy diggers magically transform into life-size flying diggers, he and Ruby set out on a fantastic adventure to rescue a tiger cub in the jungle. Read by Jon Lovell

Listen to an audio clip

It's of a very special garden shed. We've pictured it at a slight angle so one side and the front of it are showing. Start at the top of the page, in the middle, and move your fingers down. Can you find a circle with lots of ridges around the edge of it? It's a cog wheel and it's got a thin wire passing through the middle of it. Trace along the wire to the left. This grey shape is a handle. Move back right along the wire, over the cog wheel to the other end where you'll find another grey handle. Now let's explore the roof. It's dark green and made of planks of wood. Just below the cog wheel there's a skylight window.

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

Granbam’s shed
Flying Digger and tiger cub
Flying Digger and crocodile

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