Great Victorians Ada Lovelace: Computer Wizard of Victorian England - Lucy Lethbridge (Paperback) 20-05-2004
Daughter of the 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 scientist Charles Babbage, who had just built an amazing 'thinking machine'. Thus began a remarkable collaboration in the invention of computer. Ages 10+.