In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Alan Turing, the genius code cracker and father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.
Alan grew up in England, where his best friends were numbers and a little boy called Christopher. When his young friend died, Alan retreated to the world of numbers and codes, where he discovered how to crack the code of the Nazi Enigma machine. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant mathematician's life.
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Ashling Lindsay
Series: Little People Big Dreams
Publishers: Frances Lincoln Publishers
Publication Date: 31 Mar 2020
Product Dimensions: 195 x 240 x 9mm
“The kind of books that adults will covet and collect as well… The language and structure is simple enough for young readers, while a biographical timeline at the end of each book offers greater historical complexity”
Best children’s books for spring - “Strikingly illustrated, they’re superb first biographies for younger readers.”
(The Huffington Post)
“A QUIRKY kids biography series“
ISABEL SÃNCHEZ VERGARA, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children's books. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture.