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Welcome to the online Large Print Bookshop, the UK's leading retailer of large print books. It's an invaluable resource for those looking to find out more about books for the visually impaired.

Nearly all of the books listed on this site are printed in 16 point font size.


Book of the Month

 An Orphan's Christmas - Katie Flynn

LargeprintOur Price: £20.99  - Click book title for availability and further details

Liverpool, 1936. Molly Penelope Hardwick has been abandoned in Haisborough Orphanage. Desperate to discover her background, she befriends another orphan, Lenny Smith. Together they sneak out to roam the city of Liverpool, and hatch plans for their escape. But when Molly is forced to leave the orphanage, Lenny has no idea where she's gone. And when war is declared, he soon forgets about his childhood pal to focus on his posting with the RAF in Scrimpton. What Lenny doesn't know is that Molly has her sights set on joining the WAAF. The chances are they will see each other again, but will it be the same after all this time?

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Other large print books we like


1. Galina Petrovna's Three-Legged Dog Story - Andrea Bennett

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

Perhaps you're not a member of the Azov House of Culture Elderly Club? Perhaps you missed the talk on the Cabbage Root Fly last week? Galina Petrovna hasn't missed one since she joined the Club, when she officially became old. But she would much rather be at home with her three-legged dog Boroda. Boroda isn't 'hers' exactly, they belong to each other really, and that's why she doesn't wear a collar. And that's how Mitya The Exterminator got her. And that's why Vasily Semyonovich was arrested. And Galina had to call on Zoya who had to call on Grigory Mikhailovich. And go to Moscow.

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2. The Cry of the Go-Away Bird - Andrea Eames

Largeprint (Paperback) Our price: £13.49  - Currently in stock

Set in Zimbabwe, this book follows a young girl as she attempts to make sense of her place in the world while her family struggles to stay afloat in the collapsing economy and escalating horror that surrounds them.

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3. Needles and Pearls - Gil McNeil

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £12.99  - Currently in stock

A year after her husband's death, Jo Mackenzie is finally starting to get the hang of being a single parent. Boys, babies and best friends certainly make life a lot more interesting. Can Jo cope when things get really complicated?

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4. Foursome - Jane Fallon

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £19.99  - Currently in stock

Shortlisted for the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2011.

Rebecca, Daniel, Alex and Isabel have been best friends since university. Rebecca married Daniel, Isabel married Alex and, for 20 years, they have been inseparable. But all that is about to change.

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5. The Lying Game - Tess Stimson

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

There are some things we are never meant to know…

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6. The Queen of the South - Arturo Perez-Reverte

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £17.99  - Currently in stock

Guero Davila is a pilot engaged in drug-smuggling for the local cartels. Teresa Mendoza is his girlfriend, a typical narco's morra, quiet, doting, submissive. But then Guero's caught playing both sides and in Sinaloa that means death. Teresa finds herself alone, terrified, friendless and running to save her life.

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7. Jimfish - Christopher Hope

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

In the 1980s, a small man is pulled up out of the Indian Ocean in Port Pallid, SA. The Sergeant whose job it is to sort the local people by colour, peers at the boy before he gives his verdict... "If he's white he is not the right sort of white. But if he's black, who can say? I’ll give his age as 18, and call him Jimfish. Because he's a real fish out of water, this one is." So begins the odyssey of Jimfish. His journey through the last years of Apartheid will extend beyond the borders of South Africa to the wider world.

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8. What It Was - George P Pelecanos

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

The stunning new crime thriller from the writer of The Wire.

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9. Circus of the Damned - Laurell K. Hamilton

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £21.50  - Currently in stock

A rogue master vampire hits town, and vampire hunter Anita Blake gets caught up in the middle of an undead turf war while falling in love with a junior high science teacher.

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