Little People, BIG DREAMS: Ada Lovelace
Written by: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Illustrated by: Zafouko Yamamoto
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.
Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara is the author and creator of the inspirational best-selling series Little People, BIG DREAMS. Growing up in the ’70s in Barcelona, her heroines were Pippi Longstocking, Momo and Tinkerbell, and she felt great admiration for the Spanish poet Gloria Fuertes. She dreamed of becoming a poet just like her one day. It took Maria Isabel almost 40 years and most of her savings to make her dream come true. In 2012, after 20 years of working in advertising, she self-published her first book. Two years later, she released what was meant to be a birth present for her twin nieces, Alba and Claudia: the very first title in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series.
Zafouko Yamamoto is a children's book illustrator from Greece who also works as an architect.
Size: 24 x 19.5cm