Álvaro Scrivano - Coding with Hopscotch - Hachette Children's Group

Coding with Hopscotch

By Álvaro Scrivano

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

A practical, illustrated series introducing well-known coding programs to 7-9 year olds

Get ready to code with this easy-to-use series full of projects and tips to get kids programming. Each book in the Ready, Steady Code! series has 4 step-by-step projects with an introduction section (Ready), project preparation section (Steady), and the coding for the project section (Code!). The programming language is introduced with clear simple explanations and illustrations, making concepts such as loops and variables easy to understand. Each book includes information on checking and de-bugging and encourages the reader to use what they have learned to create their own coding projects.

In Coding with Hopscotch, you can take a trip on the Titanic, land an aeroplane, monkey about in the rainforest and make music without an instrument.

The easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions will guide you through coding these fantastic projects. Once you've got the hang of it, there are different challenges you can choose to really test your coding skills and handy troubleshooting hints to help if you need them.

With Ready, Steady, Code, you'll soon be ready for the world of coding.

Perfect for independent learning or code clubs, with simple explanations and clear instructions. Includes information on how to stay safe online.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781526308733
  • Publication date: 27 Sep 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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