Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games (DK Help Your Kids) (Paperback)
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Coding is covered completely in this best-selling guide for kids.
Scratch and Python programming soon become child’s play, thanks to vibrant visuals, simple steps, and easy explanations.
Whether you’re an absolute beginner wanting to try your hand at basic programming or already a computer whizz looking to develop further, this one is for you.
It starts from Scratch, showing how the programming language works and explaining universal coding concepts. Soon you’ll be following numbered steps to create exciting games for you and your friends to play. Next, you’ll pass on to Python, building on the basics learned in Scratch to develop and modify new games in more detail.
With more than 250,000 copies sold worldwide, Help Your Kids with Computer Coding is the number one resource for clever kids keen to crack coding.
Series Overview: DK's bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.
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"[T]he instruction is so well thought out and presented that, even without parents watching over their shoulders, kids should be able to teach themselves both of the languages without much trouble." — GeekDad.com
"Help Your Kids With Computer Coding was just the thing I needed to give my daughter a jump start on programming a game." — GeekDad.com
"…[T]his is not your typical, boring programming text. The book is colorful, playful and engaging, using a combination of words and pictures to explain complex programming topics." — SheKnows.com
"I highly recommend this book for introducing the world of computer science to adults and students in grade 5 and higher." — EdSurge.com