DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace by DK

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ISBN 9780241386224 – Dorling Kindersley – Dorling Kindersley Hardback 128 pp – Oct 2019

Nancy Castaldo has been an author of children’s books for more than 20 years. She has written dozens of non-fiction children’s books including Totally True Adventures! The Race Around the World- How Nellie Bly Chased an Impossible Dream. Many of her books have received accolades, including a Smithsonian Notable Book For Children and an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. Nancy lives in New York, USA, and has a Twitter following of c.1,800.

Stephanie Laird is an instructional coach at Mitchellville Elementary in Mitchellville, Iowa, and is currently serving on the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) Board of Directors through 2019.

Learn all about Ada Lovelace and the world’s first computer programme in this children’s biography.

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Discover the inspiring story of Ada Lovelace, one of the first computer scientists, who predicted how computers could change our lives in this fascinating kids’ biography.

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 8-11 year olds, learn all about Ada Lovelace’s intriguing life, including her talent for languages and mathematics, and her fascination with science.

This new kids’ biography series from DK 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.