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Ada Lovelace : the computer wizard of Victorian England

Author: Lucy Lethbridge; Lesley Kerman
Publisher: London : Short, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Daughter of the famous poet Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was a child prodigy. Brilliant at maths, she read numbers like most people read words. In 1834 she came to the attention of Charles Babbage, a scientist and techno-whizz who had just built an amazing new 'Thinking Machine'. Ada and Mr Babbage made a perfect partnership, which produced the most important invention of the modern world - the computer!"--Back cover.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Ada King Lovelace, Countess of
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Lethbridge; Lesley Kerman
ISBN: 190409502X 9781904095026
OCLC Number: 47983134
Awards: Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award: Best Book with Facts 2002.
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Children's Book Awards: The Best Book With Facts 2002.
Description: 93 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
Responsibility: Lucy Lethbridge ; with illustrations by Lesley Kerman.

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Daughter of Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was a child prodigy. Brilliant at maths, she read numbers like most people read words. She worked with the scientist Charles Babbage on his "Thinking Machine", a  Read more...

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