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Ada Lovelace

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Discover the lives of outstanding people, with the Little People Big Dreams book series, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Inspire the next generation of little people to change the world.

Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. Follow 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.

 

Author bio:
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, 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.