The inspiring stories of 6 people who changed history. Contents: Johannes Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press; Louis Braille, creator of an alphabet for blind people; Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone; Thomas Edison, inventor of the electric light bulb; Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the wireless system; John Logie Baird, inventor of the television. About the Amazing People series: A unique opportunity for learners of English to read about the exceptional lives and incredible abilities of some of the most insightful people the world has seen. Each book contains six short stories, told by the characters themselves, as if in their own words. The stories explain the most significant parts of each character's life, giving an insight into how they came to be such an important historic figure. After each story, a timeline presents the most major events in their life in a clear and succinct fashion. The timeline is ideal for checking comprehension or as a basis for project work or further research.