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