Louis Braille by Tessa Potter
  

Louis Braille

Written by Tessa Potter
Illustrated by Helena Owen
Part of the Famous People, Famous Lives Series

RRP £4.99

Synopsis

Louis Braille by Tessa Potter

Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. This book describes how one blind French boy developed a system of reading, in the early part of the nineteenth century, that opened up the world to blind people everywhere. His development of a system of dots to represent letters was based on a military method of night communications. Through his story, the reader also learns what life was like for blind people then, and what a difference Braille made to them, while accurate drawings show how the Braille system works.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 7 To 99

Author

Tessa Potter
More books by Tessa Potter

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

12th January 2002

ISBN

9780749643522


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