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Scottish Braille Press

Welcome to the Scottish Braille Press online shop. Browse through our selection of books in braille below. We have a wide range of titles to suit blind adults and children.   

The Broons’ Days Oot! - David Donaldson

The Broons’ Days Oot! - David Donaldson (Braille)

Price: £7.99

A guide to days out in Scotland, with extensive coverage of Historic Scotland and National Trust for Scotland sites. There are ideas to go to Galleries and Museums, visit Castles and Gardens, join in a Ghost Walk, enjoy a day at the Highland Games and many more activities that the whole family can do together, just like The Broons!

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This modern retelling of the Robert Burns classic, Tam O'Shanter, goes back to s

Tam O’Shanter - Lari Don (Grade 2 Braille)

Price: £5.99

This modern retelling of the Robert Burns classic, Tam O'Shanter, goes back to some of the old legends Burns himself admits to using as an inspiration for his epic narrative poem, giving the tale of Tam and his horse Meg stumbling upon a dark celebration at an old Kirk, a modern twist.

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Och Wheesht and Get Oan Wae It

Och Wheesht and Get Oan Wae It (Braille)

Price: £4.99

Published in September 2011, this ground-breaking the book gives a Scottish twist to the Keep Calm and Carry On industry, and is a hilarious collection of timeless Scottish wisdom for every occasion. First in the 'Dynamic Words from Scotland' series.

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Never Somewhere Else. (Thistle No.494) - Alex Gray

Never Somewhere Else. (Thistle No.494) - Alex Gray (Braille)

Price: £7.99

When three young women are discovered strangled and mutilated in a Glasgow park, it is up to DCI Lorimer to find their killer.

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Maw Broon's Remedies

Maw Broon's Remedies (Braille)

Price: £7.99

Maw Broon's Remedies' is a peek inside Number 10 Glebe Street, with what Maw Broon has used successfully to treat family ailments over the years. Bicarb, vinegar, lemon, and lavender, alkaline or acid? Can you relieve a wasp sting? Can you remove a wine stain?

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National Braille Week Cookbook 2012- Braille Edition

National Braille Week Cookbook 2012- Braille Edition

Price: £10.00

A unique cookbook combining recipes from pupils at the Royal Blind School and from Edinburgh chef Tony Singh.

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Mavis's Shoes (Thistle No 492)

Mavis's Shoe (Thistle No 492) (Braille)

Price: £7.99

A strong novel about the trauma of the Clydebank Blitz during the Second World War told through the eyes of a nine-year-old girl, Lenny Gillespie.

Lenny survives the bombing, but in the chaos of that night she cannot find her mum and her wee sister, Mavis. Told in an urgent, true-grit voice, the story describes the devastation of the blitz as seen through Lenny's eyes.

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Matthew & Son (Thistle No. 482) - Ruth Hamilton

Matthew & Son (Thistle No. 482) - Ruth Hamilton (Braille)

Price: £5.99

When Matthew's beloved wife Molly died, there seemed to be nothing anyone could do to console him. At the age of 16, Mark longed to earn his father's respect by assisting with the family business but his father, in grief, seemed beyond help. Tilly Povey, famous for her whiplash tongue and her copious ironing, watched the boy's lonely existence with a heavy heart and resolved to help them both. 

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March (Thistle No. 481) - Geraldine Brooks

March (Thistle No. 481) - Geraldine Brooks (Braille)

Price: £7.99

How many of us have read, often reread 'Little Women' and wondered about the father? Amy, Beth and Jo are very much a part of our literary lives, but Pere March is missing.

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I’m Not Scared (Thistle No. 484) - Niccolo Ammaniti

I’m Not Scared (Thistle No. 484) - Niccolo Ammaniti (Braille)

Price: £6.99

The hottest summer of the twentieth century. A tiny community of five houses enclosed by wheat fields. While the adults shelter indoors, six children venture out on their bikes. Whilst exploring a dilapidated and uninhabited farmhouse, nine-year-old Michele discovers a secret so momentous, so terrible, that he dare not tell anyone about it. To come to terms with what he has found, Michele has to draw strength from his own sense of humanity. 

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Highest Tide (Thistle No. 485) - Jim Lynch

Highest Tide (Thistle No. 485) - Jim Lynch (Braille)

Price: £7.99

One unforgettable night, thirteen-year-old Miles goes to the flats near his home in search of shellfish, only to discover something startling and remarkable: a giant squid. Instantly, he becomes a local celebrity and is pursued by TV crews urging him to explain the phenomenon.

His psychic friend Florence predicts that even more astonishing discoveries are to come. Yet, Miles worries more about matters closer to home: will his passion for his ex-babysitter Angie go unrequited? Will his arguing parents divorce? Is everything, even the bay, shifting from him? 

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Harvest (Thistle No. 486) - Tess Gerritsen

Harvest (Thistle No. 486) - Tess Gerritsen (Braille)

Price: £6.99

Dr Abby DiMatteo is about to make a decision that will jeopardize her career. A car-crash victim's healthy heart is allocated to a private patient, 46 year-old Nina Voss.

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