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Accessibility Partners

We are proud to work in partnership with RNIB and Calibre Audio to provide the Yoto Carnegie Writing and Illustration Medal shortlisted books in accessible formats.


The Yoto Carnegie Shortlist for Writing are available to download in braille from https://readingservices.rnib.org.uk and borrow in hard copy braille from the RNIB Library www.rniblibrary.com.

The braille versions are also available to buy from the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999.

To find out which titles are available in Talking Book format from RNIB Library and RNIB Reading Services please contact the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999.

RNIB is also working in collaboration with CustomEyes Books at Guide Dogs to make the giant print versions of the Shortlist available for sale. CustomEyes Books can tailor the print size to the reader’s individual needs. Visit the Guide Dogs website for more information on their services or to buy copies of the shortlist: www.guidedogs.org.uk/services-we-provide/customeyes-books.

For further information please contact them at: customeyes@guidedogs.org.uk or call 0118 983 8275.

Calibre Audio

Calibre Audio is a national charity lending audiobooks for anyone who is print disabled.

Calibre Audio feel passionately that a print disability, or any difficulty in holding a book should not be a barrier to the pleasure and enrichment of reading.  Everyone, no matter their personal social or financial circumstances, deserves to immerse themselves in a good book, and unleash the power of their imagination.  Charity registration no. 286614

Calibre Audio are making audiobooks available for all titles on the Yoto Carnegie Medal shortlists (compatibility permitting) to add to their audio lending library. You can search for the titles in their library here https://my.calibre.org.uk/