SIGHT

What Can Rabbit See? - COUSINS, L

A very simple story which shows rabbit seeing many things because he wears spectacles.

Walker

2005

9781844286638

2+

Baby Duck and the Bad Eyeglasses - HEST, A

Baby duck is unhappy at having to wear glasses, but realises that she can still have fun without worrying about them.  Well illustrated and funny.

Walker

1996

9780744540611

4+

Dan and Diesel - HUDSON, C

Diesel is Dan’s guide dog, but this is never stated.  The story is about their relationship and the only clue is in the last illustration.

Red Fox

2006

9780099475859

4+

Bumposaurus - MCKINLAY, P

Slightly quirky story of a dinosaur who keeps bumping into things.  Finally it is recognized that he needs spectacles.  A positive ending.

Frances Lincoln

2003

9780711219557

5+

Lucy’s Picture - MOON, N

Lucy wants to make a special picture for her Grandpa, who is blind, so she makes a collage which he can feel.  A lovely warm picture book, showing a close relationship between Lucy and her Grandpa.

Orchard

1994

9781852136017

5+

Charlotte has Impaired Vision - POWELL, J

Clear attractive account of Charlotte’s day as a visually impaired child.  It shows her leading a typical day at junior school day and enjoying home life with the aids to help her read, etc.

Evans

2009

9780237538590

7+

All The Better To See You With! - WILD, M

Wonderful story about Katy, a child from a large, noisy family, whose short-sightedness goes unnoticed for some time.  A lively tale which shows very well what a short-sighted child actually sees and how glasses can help.

Allen & Unwin

1992

9781863732321

5+

Useful Organisation

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
Helping people who have lost their sight find their lives again.