Meet Alan Turing, the genius mathematician and father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.
This moving book begins with Alan's childhood in England, and tells of how he entrenched himself in a world of numbers and codes and became a highly influential figure in WWII. Featuring stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back (including a biographical timeline with historical photos) this book offers an honest and detailed profile of the brilliant mathematician's life.
The Little People, Big Dreams series shines a light on the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.
Author: Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrator: Ashling Lindsay
Harcover, 32 pages
Recommended for ages 5-8