Help Your Kids with Computer Coding

A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, from Binary Code to Building Games

Author DK
Kids can take their first steps toward becoming expert computer programmers with this fully updated guide to coding for beginners.

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 adapt new games in more detail.

With more than 250,000 copies sold worldwide, Computer Coding for Kids is the number one resource for clever kids keen to crack coding.
We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

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    Family Choice Award

A TECH/prep by Facebook recommended resource.

"[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

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Kids can take their first steps toward becoming expert computer programmers with this fully updated guide to coding for beginners.

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 adapt new games in more detail.

With more than 250,000 copies sold worldwide, Computer Coding for Kids is the number one resource for clever kids keen to crack coding.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

Awards

  • WINNER
    Family Choice Award

Praise

A TECH/prep by Facebook recommended resource.

"[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

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