Who Was Louis Braille? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

Who Was Louis Braille? (Who Was?) By Margaret Frith, Who HQ, Robert Squier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margaret Frith, Who HQ, Robert Squier (Illustrator)
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Louis Braille certainly wasn't your average teenager. Blind from the age of four, he was only fifteen when in 1824 he invented a reading system that converted printed words into columns of raised dots. Through touch, Braille opened the world of books to the sightless, and almost two hundred years later, no one has ever improved upon his simple, brilliant idea.

About the Author

Margaret Frith is the author of Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? and Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? She lives in New York City.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780448479033
ISBN-10: 0448479036
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: March 13th, 2014
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was?