Discover how coding is used to instruct computers to do amazing things, from creating animations and video games to sending robots to Mars - written by scientist and TV presenter Dr Shini Somara.
Engaging illustrations and an empowering story combine to introduce young readers to the world of coding, computers and problem-solving.
Curious Sam has lots of questions. What is an algorithm? Could a robot be instructed to walk a dog? What is artificial intelligence? A day spent with Auntie Jo turns into a fascinating lesson in coding for Sam! They discover that the world is full of clever computers, find out about the language they "speak" and the brilliant coders who have helped us to understand it. Maybe Sam can try out some awesome coding projects and become a coder too?
With pages encouraging kids to try out coding for themselves and opening their minds to the fun things that can be created using computer code, this brilliant picture book written by engineer and TV presenter Dr Shini Somara unlocks a love of coding and computing and celebrates women in STEM.
Mechanical engineer Dr Shini Somara loves to introduce scientific concepts to broader audiences. She has fronted science programming on the BBC, Al Jazeera America, Sky, Discovery and The Science Channel.
Shini is an advocate for STEM education, encouraging women and girls in particular to empower themselves by studying these subjects.