by Nancy Castaldo (Author)
Hardcover – 3 Oct. 2019
- Publisher : DK Children (3 Oct. 2019)
- Language: : English
- Hardcover : 128 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0241386225
- ISBN-13 : 9780241386224
- Reading age : 7 – 11 years
- Dimensions : 14 x 1.4 x 20 cm
In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to devise a way of inputting data into Babbage’s Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer programmer. In this biography book for 7-11 year olds, learn all about Ada Lovelace’s intriguing life, including her talent for languages and mathematics, and her fascination with science.
Life Stories is a new biography series for kids from DK that goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history’s most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.