Ada Lovelace (Little People, BIG DREAMS) (Hardcover)

Ada Lovelace (Little People, BIG DREAMS) By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Zafouko Yamamoto (Illustrator) Cover Image

Ada Lovelace (Little People, BIG DREAMS) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 10 in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series.

Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the colorful life of Lord Byron’s daughter, from her early love of logic, to her plans for the world's first computer program.

As a child, Ada had a big imagination and a talent for mathematics. She grew up in a noble household in England, where she dedicated herself to studying. Her work with the famous inventor, Charles Babbage, on a very early kind of computer made her the world's first computer programmer. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical images and a detailed profile of the mathematician's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling biography series for kids that explores 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 of books 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 hardcover and paperback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. With rewritten text for older children, the treasuries each bring together a multitude of dreamers in a single volume. You can also collect a selection of the books by theme in boxed gift sets. Activity books and a journal 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!
 

Zafouko Yamamoto is a children's book illustrator from Greece who also works as an architect.


Product Details ISBN: 9781786030764
ISBN-10: 1786030764
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Little People, BIG DREAMS
“packs an emotional punch” —Entertainment Weekly

We're obsessed with the ‘Little People, Big Dreams’ series” —MotherMag

“Stirring encouragement for all 'little people' with 'big dreams.'” —Kirkus

“Informative text…smartly illustrated… Another batch of successful instalments in the series”—School Library Journal SLJ

“One children’s books series trying to fight back… by telling the inspiring stories of women who overcame adversity and made history by pursuing their childhood dreams.” —Toronto Star

“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” —Irish Times