In this book from the critically acclaimed 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 mathematicians life.
Little People, Big Dreams is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats.
Format: Hard Cover Children's Book, 32 Pages
About the Author:
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for childrens 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.
Ashling Lindsay is a freelance illustrator from Belfast. She has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Award, and shortlisted for the Waterstones Childrens Book Price, the Klaus Flugge Illustration Prize, and the AOI Illustration Awards. Her clients include; Random House, Andersen Press, Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, Little Tiger UK and Egmont