A Picture Book of Louis Braille (Picture Book Biography)

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presents The Life Of The Nineteenth-century Frenchman, Accidentally Blinded As A Child, Who Originated The Raised Dot System Of Reading And Writing Used Throughout The World By The Blind.

children's Literature

david Adler Has Written An Excellent Biography Which Makes The Life Of This Talented Genius Accessible To Young Children. The Pictures Extend The Text So That When Louis Is Accidentally Blinded, The Pictures Convey His Pain And The Distress Of His Parents. His Life At The National Institute For Blind Children In Paris Is Depicted With Details Of The School And Clothes Of The Day. His Amazing System Of Raised Dots Appears At The End Of The Book With The Printed Alphabet Above Each Set Of Dots. Helen Keller Said: Louis Braille Built A Large, Firm Stairway For Millions Of Sense-crippled Human Beings To Climb From Hopeless Darkness To The Mind Eternal.

Authors : Adler, David A., ,

Publisher : Holiday House

Published Year : 1997-03-01T00:00:01Z

Edition : First Edition

Format : Hardcover, 38 pages

Language : en_US

Dimensions : Height: 8.25 Inches, Length: 10 Inches, Weight: 0.8 Pounds, Width: 0.38 Inches

ISBN : 0823412911

ISBN13 : 9780823412914