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Description - Aussie Heroes: Professor Fred Hollows by Hazel Edwards

This Aussie Heroes series introduces primary-aged children to heroes who have made a contribution to Australian society. Each hero has helped others in need and in turn shaped history. An insightful look at the fascinating lives of great Australians. 'Three out of four people who are blind don't need to be. They are blinded by poverty alone.' Fred grew up in rural New Zealand. As a child he wanted to change things. He qualified as an eye doctor and moved to Australia. Fred Hollows gave vision to more than a million people. He worked in remote and Aboriginal communities providing much needed aid, often for free.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781921042751
ISBN-10: 1921042753
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 130mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: New Frontier Pty Ltd
Publisher: New Frontier Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: Australia

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