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A Question of Technology: What's So Super about Supercomputers?


Main Details

Title A Question of Technology: What's So Super about Supercomputers?
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Clive Gifford
SeriesA Question of Technology
Physical Properties
Dimensions(mm): Height 270,Width 216
Category/GenreRecommended Titles
March 2023
ISBN/Barcode 9781526320001
Children's (6-12)

Publishing Details

Publisher Hachette Children's Group
Imprint Wayland
NZ Release Date 1 March 2023
Publication Country United Kingdom


Uncover the mysteries of computing in this funny technology series for readers aged 9 and up What's the difference between a bug and a virus? Why were early computers so BIG? And just why is it called a mouse?! Find out the answers to these questions and much more in this book! With an engaging question and answer format, this series draws young readers into the fascinating world of technology. Each spread opens with a simple, quirky question, opening up an exploration of technology and busting some popular myths along the way! The lively lay-out is supported by annotated photos and cartoons, making technology fun and accessible for every young reader.

Author Biography

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including Eye Benders, winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated Out of This World and Cool Technology which won the School Library Association Information Book Award. His book, The Colours of History, won the Blue Peter Book Awards' Best Book With Facts. He has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. Clive's official website can be found at