Little People, Big Dreams series. I've reviewed a number of these titles and all of them are delightful and exuberant little books which cover the lives of famous cultural, science, arts, and innovative icons while maintaining an age-appropriate level of detail.
Released 7th April 2020 by Quarto on their Frances Lincoln imprint, it's 32 pages and available in hardcover and ebook formats.
Written by Isabel Sánchez Vegara
it's well written in clear accessible language. The gentle and sweetly whimsical illustrations are well done. The art by Linzie Hunter
is appealing and colorful and supports the text very well. The art is
rich in small subtle details which bear a closer look
(like the books, birds, and more which appear
throughout the book). I love to see so many kids and adults reading in
the illustrations! I also appreciated the paraphrased Turing quotes in the text.
Well written and appealing, I am really enjoying all of these little books. This one is a worthy addition.
Five stars. This would make a superlative reading circle book, classroom
library book, or gift. Alan Turing was and a brilliant and unique man with a prodigious intellect and this little book is a nice introduction to his life
and work for the
Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes.
I received an early eARC and in my copy of the material, there was a
formatting error which caused the timeline biography and artist credits
to be switched with an earlier book in the series (Astrid Lindgren).
This will presumably be corrected in the final published version.