Meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel - An eStory: Inspirational Stories

Meet Isambard Kingdom Brunel - An eStory: Inspirational Stories

by Charles Margerison
     
 

Meet, and be inspired by, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the great British genius of civil engineering, as he tells his own incredible story. As a young boy, Brunel was taught by his father, the eminent engineer Marc Isambard Brunel. Brunel worked with his father on the famous Thames Tunnel, the first tunnel underneath a navigable river. Isambard went on to become a great… See more details below

Overview

Meet, and be inspired by, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the great British genius of civil engineering, as he tells his own incredible story. As a young boy, Brunel was taught by his father, the eminent engineer Marc Isambard Brunel. Brunel worked with his father on the famous Thames Tunnel, the first tunnel underneath a navigable river. Isambard went on to become a great innovator in civil engineering, creating many famous 'firsts' including the incredible Clifton Suspension Bridge and the SS Great Britain. He was also the great mind behind the Great Western Railway.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel's story comes to life through BioViews®, which are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. These inspirational stories from The Amazing People Club provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781921752889
Publisher:
Amazing People Club
Publication date:
12/15/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
19
File size:
1 MB

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