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Ada Lovelace (Little People, Big Dreams)

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 colourful 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.

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Ada Lovelace was one of the world’s first computer programmers. Growing up in a time when girls were not encouraged to pursue maths or science, Ada combined her passion for STEM and her big imagination to dream the world’s first computer program. This illustrated picture book retells Ada’s inspirational life and includes extra facts and a biographical timeline with historical images.

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