Author: Menena Cottin Illustrator: Rosana Faria
A New York Times Book Review choice as one of the 10 Best Illustrated Childrens Books of 2008
It is very hard for a sighted person to imagine what it is like to be blind. This groundbreaking, award-winning book endeavors to convey the experience of a person who can only see through his or her sense of touch, taste, smell or hearing.
Raised black line drawings on black paper, which can be deciphered by touch, complement a beautifully written text describing colors through imagery. Braille letters accompany the text so that the sighted reader can begin to imagine what it is like to use Braille to read. A full Braille alphabet at the end of the book can be used to learn more.
Hardcover with jacket | 24 pages | 7 x 11
Ages 5 to 10