For ages 5-8. Tilly is at her happiest when she is at the beach looking for different kinds of shells and pebbles. She also has a great imagination, as she discovers when she meets the Magical Mermaid whilst out fishing with her grandpa. But is it her imagination, or is it real?
This story and colouring book has been created to capture the imagination of all young readers. They are encouraged to write their own story by using the blank and lined pages at the back of this book, whether it be with words or pictures, to bring out their creativity.
ALSO AVAILABLE: Tilly and the Magical Mermaid: Dyslexia Friendly Version
This dyslexia-friendly story and colouring book has been created to capture the imagination of all young readers, helping to build reading confidence. It may also help children who have other learning challenges to engage with reading. As well as using motor skills, colouring in is calming and therapeutic, especially if a child has no other outlet available. Why not encourage them to talk about the pictures that they are colouring?
By using the blank and lined pages at the back of the book, children are encouraged to write their own story and bring out their creativity, whether it is through words or pictures. Making it fun will help them gain confidence and self esteem. For readers with dyslexia, a large sans serif font has been used, the text is left aligned and printed on cream paper. Also, there are no words written in capital letters or italics.