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Books by Sean McManus

I write and co-author inspiring books about technology and business. My latest books are Mission Python, Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps, Coder Academy, Raspberry Pi For Dummies, and Scratch Programming in Easy Steps. Pick up some free chapters, find out more below, and find links to buy in my shop.


Coding books for children, teens and hobbyists of all ages

Scratch Programming in Easy Steps

Scratch Programming IES

This book, now fully updated for Scratch 3, will take you from the basics of the Scratch language into the depths of its more advanced features. A great way to start programming.

Mission Python

Mission Python

Use Python to build a 3D adventure game! It's a battle against time, as your air supply slowly vents through a hole in the space station wall.

Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps

Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps

Make a drum machine, cartoon frog game, maze maker, and more. Includes 3D glasses for anaglyph effects!

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Raspberry Pi For Dummies

Set up your Raspberry Pi, then learn how to use the Linux command line, Scratch, Python, Sonic Pi, Minecraft and electronics projects with it.

Coder Academy

Coder Academy

Highly interactive book for 7-10 year olds. Learn to build games and other programs in Scratch, and make a simple website using HTML.

Superskills: How to Code

Super Skills: How to Code

This book, aimed at children aged 8 and above, introduces the key concepts that underpin many programming languages.

Computer Coding for Kids

Computer Coding for Kids

I was part of the editorial team on this book, which introduces children to programming in Scratch and Python.

Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course

Beginner's Step-by-Step Coding Course

I was part of the editorial team on this book, a 360-page hardback book covering Scratch, Python and the web.

How to Code series of 5 books

How to Code Series

I was the technical consultant on the How to Code series of books by Max Wainewright, which covers Logo, Scratch, and Python.


Improve your business skills

100 Top Tips: Microsoft Excel

100 Top Tips: Microsoft Excel

Power up your Microsoft Excel skills with this powerful pocket-sized book of tips that will save you time and help you learn more from your spreadsheets.

Interviewer's Pocketbook

The Interviewer's Pocketbook

Learn how to prepare for and conduct effective recruitment interviews, that are fair to candidates and help you to identify the best people to join your organisation.

Customer Service Pocketbook

The Customer Service Pocketbook

Learn how to deliver great customer service, how to empower your colleagues to do the same and why it's essential for both you and your organisation.


Learn how to design great websites

Web Design in Easy Steps

Web Design in Easy Steps

This book will give you the knowledge you need to make sure your site is effective and easy for everybody to use.


Fiction

Earworm

Earworm

In this entertaining techno-thriller, Sean McManus takes a slice through the music industry: from the boardroom to the stage; from the studio to the record fair.

Three Points West

Three Points West

Download a free 98-page ebook of short stories and poetry by the best writers in the London Borough of Hillingdon. There's something for everyone in this collection.


Out of print titles

The following books are now out of print. In most cases, the rights have reverted to me, so get in touch if you're interested in republishing them.

Credits

© Sean McManus. All rights reserved.

Visit www.sean.co.uk for free chapters from Sean's coding books (including Mission Python, Scratch Programming in Easy Steps and Coder Academy) and more!

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