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Try some free DAISY books


Here is a selection of DAISY books for you to download and try with EasyReader. The samples include different types of books which can all be played with our DAISY software player. Lots of organisations offer free DAISY, EPUB, html or text file book content; for an extensive list of providers visit www.AltFormat.org.

NOTE: unzip ZIP files before opening the content with EasyReader.

DAISY Digital Talking Books

Full DAISY Books contain audio as well as the text and any image content. The following DAISY books were written by AltFormat.org Story Competition Winners and include human narrated audio.

Winning Story 2008
by Joseph Leeland

DAISY Format (in .ZIP file)
6.8 MB File Size
Source: AltFormat.org (external website)

download the Huckleberry Finn EPUB book

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Winning Story 2008
by Oscar Marshall

DAISY Format (in .ZIP file)
6 MB File Size
Source: AltFormat.org (external website)

download the Huckleberry Finn EPUB book

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Winning Story 2008
by Katie Lloyd Hughes

DAISY Format (in .ZIP file)
3 MB File Size
Source: AltFormat.org (external website)

download the Huckleberry Finn EPUB book

EPUB Books (unprotected)

EPUB has turned into the standard format for eBooks. There are hundreds EPUB books available for download with many uprotected books being free of charge (especially classical literature which is out of copyright). Aside from the the sources below, you can download EPUB books from various websites such as Google Books, Feedbooks and ManyBooks.net. Protected EPUB content can also be purchased from online book stores and publishers.

EPUB books do not generally contain audio content but if you play the book with EasyReader you can hear the book read aloud with the built in text to speech feature. EPUB books can be navigated by headings and chapters.

Adventures of
Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain

EPUB Format with images
8 MB File Size
Source: Project Gutenberg (external website)

download the Huckleberry Finn EPUB book

Treasure Island
by Robert Louis
Stevenson

EPUB Format
153 KB File Size
Source: Project Gutenberg (external website)

download the Treasure Island EPUB book

A Journey to the
Centre of the Earth
by Jules Verne

EPUB Format
266 KB File Size
Source: epubBooks.com
(external website)

download the Jules Verne EPUB book

Text only Books

Text only DAISY books do not contain any MP3 audio content but EasyReader can read the book aloud to you using the built in text to speech feature. The text can be highlighted as it is read and you can navigate around the book using nav points such as headings and chapters as well as skipping to pages and searching for words or phrases.
EasyReader can read text files, HTML files, XML files and DAISY books with no audio, samples of these types of book can be downloaded using the links below for you to try with EasyReader.

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WIPO Treaty for the Visually Impaired
by the World Blind Union

Text-only DAISY book format (in .ZIP file)
30 KB File Size
Source: DAISY Consortium (external website)

download the Huckleberry Finn EPUB book

Text file

Dolphin Access Tools Product Brochure 2009
by Dolphin

Text file format (.TXT)
17 KB File Size
Source: YourDolphin.com

download the Huckleberry Finn EPUB book

HTML file

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

HTML file format (.HTML in a .ZIP)
228 KB File Size
Source: Project Gutenberg (external website)

download the Huckleberry Finn EPUB book