Coding Games in Scratch

If you like playing computer games, why not make your own? This book has all you need to build amazing games, including thrilling racing challenges, zany platform games, and fiendish puzzles.

Computer Coding Games for Kids is the ideal guide for children ages 9-12 who want to learn more about computer programming using scratch. It can also be used by parents who want to help their children learn to code.

Follow the simple steps to become an expert coder, using the popular programming language Scratch™ 3.0. This updated edition is the first to be tablet-computer friendly, making it even easier to get coding.

With this coding book for kids, you can:

- Improve your coding skills and create your own games, before remixing and customizing them.
- Pick up the fundamentals of computer programming in steps that make even the most difficult coding concepts fun and easy to understand.
- Share your games online and challenge friends and family to beat each other's scores.

Fun games engage children and help teach them to learn code. Jumpy Monkey will show you how to simulate gravity in your games, or give Dog's Dinner a go to learn about collision detection. With this book, children won’t just learn how computer code works - they will understand why it's done that way. Once they have whizzed through the book, the possibilities are endless!
© Alan Strutt
Carol Vorderman is Britain’s leading female television host. For twenty-three years she has been known as the “Numbers Queen” on the hit quiz show Countdown, where she performs mental arithmetic at lightning speed. She has also presented science and technology shows for many years, including BBC TV’s Tomorrow’s World, as well as top-rated entertainment programs such as Stars and Their Lives. Carol hosted the world’s first live Sudoku television show in July 2005. She is hooked on Sudoku. View titles by Carol Vorderman
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If you like playing computer games, why not make your own? This book has all you need to build amazing games, including thrilling racing challenges, zany platform games, and fiendish puzzles.

Computer Coding Games for Kids is the ideal guide for children ages 9-12 who want to learn more about computer programming using scratch. It can also be used by parents who want to help their children learn to code.

Follow the simple steps to become an expert coder, using the popular programming language Scratch™ 3.0. This updated edition is the first to be tablet-computer friendly, making it even easier to get coding.

With this coding book for kids, you can:

- Improve your coding skills and create your own games, before remixing and customizing them.
- Pick up the fundamentals of computer programming in steps that make even the most difficult coding concepts fun and easy to understand.
- Share your games online and challenge friends and family to beat each other's scores.

Fun games engage children and help teach them to learn code. Jumpy Monkey will show you how to simulate gravity in your games, or give Dog's Dinner a go to learn about collision detection. With this book, children won’t just learn how computer code works - they will understand why it's done that way. Once they have whizzed through the book, the possibilities are endless!

Author

© Alan Strutt
Carol Vorderman is Britain’s leading female television host. For twenty-three years she has been known as the “Numbers Queen” on the hit quiz show Countdown, where she performs mental arithmetic at lightning speed. She has also presented science and technology shows for many years, including BBC TV’s Tomorrow’s World, as well as top-rated entertainment programs such as Stars and Their Lives. Carol hosted the world’s first live Sudoku television show in July 2005. She is hooked on Sudoku. View titles by Carol Vorderman

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