Alan Turing - Little People, Big Dreams
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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 mathematician's life.
Little People, Big Dreams is a best-selling 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.
By Isabel Sanchez Vegara and illustrated by Ashling Lindsay
Size: 20cm x 25cm / 32 pages / Hardcover
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