Little People, BIG DREAMS Alan Turing : 38

Little People, BIG DREAMS Alan Turing : 38

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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. 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. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers.

Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by: Ashling Lindsay
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS
Format: Hardback 32 pages
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780711246775
Published: 31 Mar 2020
Classifications: People & places (Children's / Teenage), Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage)
Readership: Children / Juvenile
Weight: 346g
Dimensions: 241 x 352 x 6 (mm)
Pub. Country: United Kingdom
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      Lucy A.
      United Kingdom United Kingdom
      Lovely little book

      Love, love, love this Alan Turing book. Such an unsung hero and an important figure for little ones to learn about. We've got a few from this series now and they never disappoint

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