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Kids Get Coding: Games and Animation

by Heather Lyons

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PUBLISHED: 9th August 2018
ISBN: 9781526302212
ANNOTATION:
To get ahead in today's digital world, you need to understand computers. Step into the amazing world of games and animation, and learn the code behind them.
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  • Paperback
    $13.14
PUBLISHED: 9th August 2018
ISBN: 9781526302212
ANNOTATION:
To get ahead in today's digital world, you need to understand computers. Step into the amazing world of games and animation, and learn the code behind them.

Annotation

To get ahead in today's digital world, you need to understand computers. Step into the amazing world of games and animation, and learn the code behind them.

Publisher Description

This book will help budding young programmers design their own games and animation sequences. Learn how to plot out a game, design animated characters and check the code for bugs, then hop online to try out your new skills on the companion website. Let's get coding!

Kids Get Coding is a fantastic, hands-on resource for anyone looking to get started with coding. The eight books cover key areas of the KS1 computing curriculum with simple text. Each title contains practical on- and off-line activities that are easy to follow and fun to try on your own or with friends. Guiding young coders through each title is Data Duck - a computer-programming mastermind here to help with hints and tips!

The Kids Get Coding series is written by Heather Lyons and Elizabeth Tweedale of blue{shift} - a company dedicated to teaching children to become active creators of technology.

Other titles in the Kids Get Coding series:

Algorithms and Bugs

Learn to Program

Our Digital World

Staying Safe Online

Develop Helpful Apps

Coding in the Real World

Create, Watch and Send

Author Biography

Heather Lyons (Author)

Heather Lyons is a software designer and teacher, and co-founder of Blue{shift} Coding.

Table of Contents

1: Title page 2: Contents 3: Get started 4: Games in all shapes and sizes 6: Games tell a story 8: Keep on moving 10: Evil villains 12: Bonus points 14: They win, they score! 16: Level up 18: Let's celebrate 20: Testing, testing, 123 22: Glossary 23: Activity answers 24: Index

Long Description

This book will help budding young programmers design their own games and animation sequences. Learn how to plot out a game, design animated characters and check the code for bugs, then hop online to try out your new skills on the companion website. Let's get coding! Kids Get Coding is a fantastic, hands-on resource for anyone looking to get started with coding. The eight books cover key areas of the KS1 computing curriculum with simple text. Each title contains practical on- and off-line activities that are easy to follow and fun to try on your own or with friends. Guiding young coders through each title is Data Duck - a computer-programming mastermind here to help with hints and tips!The Kids Get Coding series is written by Heather Lyons and Elizabeth Tweedale of blue{shift} - a company dedicated to teaching children to become active creators of technology.Other titles in the Kids Get Coding series:Algorithms and BugsLearn to ProgramOur Digital WorldStaying Safe OnlineDevelop Helpful AppsCoding in the Real WorldCreate, Watch and Send

Product Details

Author
Heather Lyons
Pages
24
Publisher
Hachette Children's Group
Series
Kids Get Coding
Year
2018
Illustrator
Alex Westgate, Dan Crisp
ISBN-10
1526302217
ISBN-13
9781526302212
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2018-08-09
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Audience Age
6-8
Language
English
Audience
Primary & Secondary/Elementary & High School