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    Bag Books is the only charity in the world publishing multi-sensory books for people with learning disabilities.

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    Bag Books hosts multi-sensory storytelling sessions at special schools, adult day centres, libraries, hospices and museums throughout the UK. Around 5,000 people take part in our multi-sensory storytelling sessions each year.

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    Bag Books trains others - teachers, parents and carers - in multi-sensory storytelling technique. We train over 300 people each year.

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    Michael Morpurgo has been a Patron of Bag Books since 2002. The best-selling author of War Horse made an appeal on our behalf on BBC Radio 4.

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    Bag Books are for people with severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities and are told through voice and emotion rather than words and pictures.

COVID 19 - A Note from our CEO, Tuesday 24 March 2020: 

Following government guidance, our staff have now been instructed to work from home over the next few weeks as we felt it was important to put everyone's safety first.

If you need to contact us, please email We will be constantly monitoring our emails, but responses may take a little longer to reach you.  

Book Orders: Please note we have now temporarily closed our bookshop and are unable to send out any orders.  We will be in contact with you, if you have any outstanding orders with us.

We are working to create some wonderful, downloadable content for you over the next few weeks so do follow our web site and social media pages for information. 

Thank you so much for your patience and we hope that you and your loved ones are staying safe during this difficult time.

Lucy Barrett, CEO


Bag Books provides multi-sensory books and storytelling for people with severe or profound and multiple learning disabilities. Our stories are told through voice and emotion rather than words and pictures.