This series has been hugely successful and the new paperback of "Isambard Kingdom Brunel" is bound to invite even further triumphs! Each title tells the life story of an eminent individual in simple language, with a superb array of photographs. "Isambard Kingdom Brunel" was one of the greatest engineers of the nineteenth century and much of his work, from bridges and tunnels to shops and railways, is still standing today. This book describes how he came to be an engineer and some of the famous projects he worked on until his death in 1859. The photographs also provide an interesting insight into life in Victorian England.