Toys and books linked to deafness

Toys and books linked to deafness

Toys with hearing aids and cochlear implants, books about deafness or with a deaf character, for children and adults.

Toys with hearing aids and cochlear implants

A range of commercially made and bespoke toys wearing hearing aids and cochlear implants are available at ToyLikeMe.

Child friendly hearing aids for soft toys are available from Build A Bear.

Bespoke baby dolls with a range of hearing devices are available on the HearLikeMe Etsy shop.

Books about deafness

These books are about deafness or have deaf characters.

Books for children

  • Freddie and the Fairy (3-5 years)
  • Happy Birthday to My Ears (3-6years)
  • Harmony Hears a Hoot (3-6 years) 
  • Gracie’s Ears (3-6 years)
  • Mellie and Her Cochlear Implant (3-6years)
  • The Elephant in the Room (3-6 years) 
  • What the Jackdaw Saw (3-6 years)
  • Dachy’s Deaf (3-8 years)
  • Elanas Ears (3-8 years)
  • Liam the Superhearo (3-8 years)
  • I’m the Boss of My Hearing Loss (4-8years)  
  • Jake and Jasmine to the rescue (4-8 years) 
  • ‘Boy’  by Usborne (4-8 years)
  • The Deaf Musicians (4-8 years) 
  • Rivers Walk (4-8years)
  • I Have a Sister, My Sister is Deaf (4 to 8 years)
  • A Button in Her Ear (4 to 8years) 
  • Dad and Me in the Morning (4 to 8 years) 
  • Daisy & Teds Awesome Adventure(4-7 years) 
  • Oliver Gets Hearing Aids (5-9years)
  • Sophie’s Tales (6 and up)

Books for adults

  • I Can Hear You Whisper
  • Magic Ear Kids
  • 30 Million Words 
  • If a Tree Falls
  • Dad, Jackie, and Me. 
  • My Ears Are Not Broken 
  • Deaf Side Story
  • Sensing the Rhythm 
  • How Deaf Children Learn 
  • Raising a Deaf Child

Find more information on being deaf-friendly on the National Deaf Children's Society website.