A Picture Book of Louis Braille

by David A. Adler
Illustrator Alexandra Wallner, John Wallner

Holiday House Inc | March 1, 1997 | Reinforced Library Binding

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Blinded as a child, he invented the raised dot system for reading and writing. Numbers and the alphabet in Braille included.

Format: Reinforced Library Binding

Dimensions: 38 pages, 8.25 × 10 × 0.38 in

Published: March 1, 1997

Publisher: Holiday House Inc

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0823412911

ISBN - 13: 9780823412914

Found in: Reference
Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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A Picture Book of Louis Braille

by David A. Adler
Illustrator Alexandra Wallner, John Wallner

Format: Reinforced Library Binding

Dimensions: 38 pages, 8.25 × 10 × 0.38 in

Published: March 1, 1997

Publisher: Holiday House Inc

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0823412911

ISBN - 13: 9780823412914

From the Publisher

Blinded as a child, he invented the raised dot system for reading and writing. Numbers and the alphabet in Braille included.

About the Author

David A. Alder is the author of the acclaimed "Picture Book Biography" series for children, many Judaica titles, and several riddle books. He lives with his wife and three sons in New York.

Wallner has written and illustrated many biographies for children about remarkable women, such as "Grandma Moses", "Abigail Adams", and "Beatrix Potter". She is inspired by Lucy Maud Montgomery, who always believed in her writing and never gave up. She and her husband live in Mexico.

John Wallner has illustrated many books for children, including "Helen Keller: A Holiday House Reader", and "A Picture Book of George Washington" and "A Picture Book of Davy Crockett", both illustrated with his wife, Alexandra, all written by David A. Adler. "Booklist" has called his art "lively [and] colorful." He lives with his wife in Mexico.

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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

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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