The Extraordinary Life of Alan Turing-9780241434017

The Extraordinary Life of Alan Turing

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Author(s): Richardson, Michael Lee, Chiu, Freda,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 04/08/2020,
Pagination: 128 pages,
Series: Extraordinary Lives,
Imprint: Puffin,
Published By: Penguin Random House Children's UK,
Book Classification: Interest age: from c 7 years, History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage), People & places (Children's / Teenage), True stories (Children's / Teenage)
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780241434017

The man whose maths saved millions of lives. Alan Turing was a mathematician, scientist and codebreaker who helped defeat the Nazis in the Second World War with his incredible decoding of secret messages from enemy soldiers.

Discover his life story in this beautifully illustrated book, from his childhood as a quiet boy who loved maths, to becoming one of the most important scientists and codebreakers in history.