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|Title: A Picture Book of Louis Braille|
By: David A. Adler
Illustrated By: John Wallner, Alexandra Wallner
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Holiday House
|Publication Date: 2019|
Weight: 2 pounds
Stock No: WW3444571
The young Frenchman sought every opportunity to learn, and by the time he was a teenager, began experimenting with a new form of writing. Today, his system of raised dots is used by people with visual difficulties across the world.
Backmatter includes a timeline and author's note, as well as a page of letters and numerals in braille printing.
For almost thirty years, David Adlers Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful, kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adlers "expert mixtures of facts and personality" (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents, heroes, inventors, explorers, and adventurers.
These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history, or who need reliable sources for school book reports.
John Wallner has illustrated dozens of books for children, including David A. Adler's Honest Abe Lincoln: Easy-to-Read Stories about Abraham Lincoln, a Bank Street Best Book of the Year. Alexandra Wallner has written and illustrated many biographies for children about remarkable people, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Grandma Moses, Abigail Adams, and Beatrix Potter. She and her husband live in Mexico and often collaborate on their books.
Alexandra Wallner has written and illustrated many biographies for children about remarkable people, including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Grandma Moses, Abigail Adams, and Beatrix Potter. She and her husband live in Mexico and often collaborate on their books.
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