Free Listening Books and the chance to win a Hippomottie Toy for your child!

Posted on the 8th October 2018

Listening Books is a national audio book library that provides a fantastic range of titles for those who find it difficult or impossible to read or hold a book due to an illness, disability, mental health or learning difficulty.

They have over 7,000 fiction and non-fiction audio books in their library, for adults and children, from bestselling authors such as: J. K. Rowling, Matt Haig, Jacqueline Wilson, David Walliams, Suzanne Collins, Terry Pratchett and many more. This includes study guides and set texts supporting the National Curriculum from Key Stage 2 to A Level and many of their titles are recorded in-house.

Members can borrow titles in three easily accessible ways:

  1. Sent directly through the post on MP3 CD with no postage costs or late fees
  2. Downloaded to a portable device like a phone or tablet
  3. Streamed online via a laptop or computer

A free membership covers all services so members can choose what works best for them.

Please be assured that they are a charity and there are no hidden costs involved in the free memberships.

If you would like to find out more about Listening Books, please visit Or to join up for free call Jo Cord on 020 7407 9417 or email

Hippomottie Giveaway

We’ve got 2 hippomotties to give away!

What’s a hippomottie? Hippomottie was inspired by an original hand-made creation for a child with Cerebral Palsy. This rudimentary piece was received with such admiration from her friends and family that the creators decided to manufacture the toy for all.

As well as being invaluable for children with Cerebral Palsy, the toy has also received great feedback from focus groups, and is highlighted as being incredibly beneficial for children on the Autism Spectrum and those with Dyspraxia.

To win a hippomottie please send an email to with Hippomottie in the title and your name, address and contact telephone number in the body of the message. Please note your contact details will only be used for the purposes of this giveaway.

Winners will be selected at random, good luck!

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