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Computer Science for Curious Kids

AuthorChris Oxlade (Author), Nik Neves (Illustrator)

Published date: November 2023


April 4, 2024
Cover photo of Computer Science for Curious Kids

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Arcturus (November 7, 2023)

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English

  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 128 pages

  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1398831093

  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1398831094

  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 8 - 12 years

  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ 3 - 4

  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2 pounds

  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.25 x 0.5 x 11.25 inches

Book Description

"Computer Science for Curious Kids" is an engaging and informative book that takes young readers on a fascinating journey through the world of computing. This beautifully illustrated hardback guide explores the history of computer science, from early developments to the latest cutting-edge technologies. With vibrant diagrams and an energetic writing style, complex concepts become accessible and exciting for curious minds.

The book covers a wide range of topics, including artificial intelligence, coding, robotics, and the impact of computing technologies on various fields such as healthcare, gaming, and space exploration. By presenting these subjects in an easy-to-understand manner, "Computer Science for Curious Kids" sparks interest and encourages further exploration of the ever-evolving world of computer science.

Key Features

  • Full-color illustrations that bring concepts to life

  • Engaging prose style that makes complex ideas accessible

  • Coverage of a wide range of computer science topics

  • Inclusion of famous figures in computer science history

  • Glossary of key terms for easy reference

What You Will Learn?

Throughout the book, readers will gain a comprehensive understanding of:

  • The history of computer science and its key developments

  • Principles of computer programming and coding

  • The workings of artificial intelligence and its applications

  • The impact of computing technologies on various industries

  • The future of computer science and its potential for innovation

Who this Book is for?

"Computer Science for Curious Kids" is designed for children aged 8 and above who have an interest in computing and want to explore the subject further. The book's engaging style and clear explanations make it accessible to readers with little to no prior knowledge of computer science. It is an ideal resource for supporting STEM learning and encouraging curiosity about the world of technology.

About the Author

Chris Oxlade, the author of "Computer Science for Curious Kids," is an experienced writer of information books for children. With over two hundred titles on science, technology, sports, and hobbies to his name, Oxlade brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this book. His background in engineering, coupled with his passion for staying up-to-date with the latest technological advancements, ensures that the content is both accurate and relevant.

Nik Neves, the illustrator of the book, is a talented Brazilian graphic artist and illustrator. His work has been featured in publications and clients worldwide, including Moët-Hennessy, Lonely Planet, Google, Facebook, National Geographic, and Arte Magazin. Neves' illustrations bring the concepts in "Computer Science for Curious Kids" to life, making them visually appealing and easier to grasp for young readers.

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