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Professor Fred Hollows / written by Hazel Edwards ; illustrated by Pat Reynolds.

Professor Fred Hollows / written by Hazel Edwards ; illustrated by Pat Reynolds.
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ISBN 9781921042751 (pbk.)
Author Edwards, Hazel, 1945-
Title Professor Fred Hollows / written by Hazel Edwards ; illustrated by Pat Reynolds.
Publisher/Date Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : New Frontier Publishing, 2012.
Pagination etc. 74 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Aussie heroes
Contents note With historical advice from Gail Arkins, researcher. -- t.p.
Premier's Reading Challenge: 3-4
Summary Note 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.
Target audience note For primary school age.
Subject - Name Hollows, Fred, -- 1929-1993 -- Juvenile literature
Subject Ophthalmologists -- Australia -- Juvenile literature
Added Author Reynolds, Pat
Shelf Location J B HOLL
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