Kids Get Coding: Games and Animation

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title Kids Get Coding: Games and Animation
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Heather Lyons
Illustrated by   Alex Westgate
Illustrated by   Dan Crisp
SeriesKids Get Coding
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 225,Width 191
CategoriesScience and technology - general interest
IT and computing
ISBN 9781526302212
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Imprint Wayland
Publication Date 9 August 2018
NZ Release Date 9 August 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom


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