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Coder Academy

Book cover: Coder Academy

Welcome to Coder Academy, where you will learn all about what it takes to create games and other software. This book has been created for children aged 7 to 10 years old, and it helps you to develop skills in:

The book includes a mixture of activities that you can carry out on the page as well as activities you can carry out on screen. You can take the book with you wherever you go to build your coding skills, and prepare for your time using the computer. The book also comes with a reversible poster and game board, 3D model robots, stickers, and game cards (see below).

Most of the coding activities are based on Scratch 2.0, a free programming language that is popular with children. It has 18 million users worldwide and is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2017.

Coder Academy book joins the Academy series from Ivy Kids, which also includes Astronaut Academy and Engineer Academy.

Buy the book at your favourite shop here

Preview the extras that come with the book

Coder Academy comes with a poster, Robot Programming Challenge game (the maze is printed on the reverse of the poster), two 3D model robots, a Coding Pairs card game, and stickers to use to design sprites and track your progress through the book's activities.

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