DK Braille: Shapes

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Published by DK Children

RRP: $15.99

About DK Braille: Shapes

Where is the square?

DK Braille: Shapes helps children learn, find, and remember their shapes through die-cut shapes, embossed images, and braille or large format text in this special book designed specifically for blind or visually impaired readers.

Feel the difference between a circle and triangle as the rhyming story guides readers through the pages, each page making information easy to understand for the tactile reader.

DK Braille: Shapes is a unique book that helps young blind or visually impaired readers learn their shapes in a format specifically designed for them.

A flagship series of high-quality, custom books with braille and tactile images for blind and partially sighted children, or sighted children with blind parents. DK Braille books combine uncontracted Unified English Braille and large type with high-contrast colors, embossed images, and tactile cutout shapes for children to feel with their fingers. The combination of text alongside the braille enables sighted parents to share the reading experience with visually impaired children, and for sighted children to share with their visually impaired parents.


"A winning series that is truly for all board-book readers and their grown-ups." - Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

"Polished design and execution make this a valuable resource." - Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

"What a great addition to the often groundbreaking titles offered by DK." - New York Journal of Books

"I applaud DK Books, a mainstream publisher, for recognizing the needs of Braille readers." - Future Reflections

"[A] hands-on storytime everyone can take part in." - Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine