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

Author

Tessa Potter
More books by Tessa Potter

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th March 2002

ISBN

9780749643522


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