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Look inside how computers work

Look inside how computers work

Look inside
Look inside how computers work

Just what goes on behind the screen, beneath the keyboard and inside the electronic ‘brain’ of a computer? This colourful book has 70 flaps to lift to uncover what happens when a computer is switched on, how coding works and the story of the first computers. A fun and informative introduction to a key UK curriculum topic.

Information

Key Stage: KS1 ICT; Age 5+

BIC: B5K79

Hardback:
Price: £9.99
ISBN: 9781409599043
14 pages
216 x 192mm

Illustrator: Colin King

Alex Frith

Alex Frith has been a children's author for more than a decade, covering every topic on Earth, from prehistoric animals to robots with artificial intelligence, and everything under the Sun, from the origins of the Universe to the adventures of Thor, God of Thunder. At home he reads too many comics, and attempts to raise three children with an awful lot of help from his wife, and no help at all from his cat.

Alex Frith

Press Reviews

Colourful, fun and very informative.
Inis Reading Guide
The book is packed full of educational information to engage your child, from the history of computers through to how computers work and basic coding... a brilliantly written and presented educational resource, with endless facts to stimulate older as well as younger minds.
First4Dads
This is a colourful and detailed introduction to an increasingly hot topic in the world today... not only a fab book for young budding tech fans, it'll also come in very handy with any ICT homework.
Wordery
This book will help anyone understand how computers work... The information is presented clearly and in such a fun and interactive way that children will hardly notice how much they’re learning.
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