Bron Coveney

Location: East Yorkshire, UK


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The Black Book of Colours by Menena Cottin
The Black Book of Colours by Menena Cottin
3.0 out of 5 stars Good to Share, 11 Jun 2013
This is one of three books I bought to support a visually impaired child that I work with. It's one of the few books that I've found on Amazon that have a brailled translation and textured pictures, and I read it with my 1:1 child and a few friends for the first time today.

Some of the pictures are very nicely translated, like the water, grass, rain and hair. These feel interesting and like what they're depicting. However, other pictures are just... pictures. Like the flowers are just flowers. The kite is a kite. It sounds a bit mad to criticise this as an issue, but drawings for children with visual impairments need to be drawn in a certain way. The flower petals over lap… Read more

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