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100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computers & Coding

Minna Lacey, Alice James, Eddie Reynolds and Rose Hall

Age: 8+

US$14.99

Series: 100 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT

100 Things to Know About Numbers, Computers & Coding

Minna Lacey, Alice James, Eddie Reynolds, Rose Hall

Illustrated by Federico Mariani, Parko Polo, Shaw Nielsen

Age 8+

US$14.99

Did you know there’s a single spot on your brain that recognizes numbers? Or that the first computer bugs were actual insects and that most of the internet is under water? This fascinating book is filled with 100 fascinating facts, bright, infographic illustrations, a glossary and index, and links to specially selected websites to find out more.
Extent:
128 pages
Dimensions:
7.0 x 9.7in
Hardback ISBN:
9781805072126
Lexile:
970L
Publication Date:
April 2024
Work Reference:
04788
Minna Lacey
Since joining Usborne, Minna has written books on everything from pirates and gladiators to jungles and oceans. She studied Maths and Philosophy at university and previously worked as a journalist and illustrator in London, Bogota and New York. In her spare time, she loves writing stories, drawing and playing the guitar.

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Alice James
Alice James joined Usborne after working in primary schools for a while. She absolutely loves science, and over the years has lived with chimps, spent a month in the rainforest, studied Biology at Oxford University, and grown 200 carnivorous plants (not necessarily in that order). Whilst at Usborne Alice has worked on books on all kinds of science topics, from space to energy to the periodic table.

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Eddie Reynolds
Eddie joined Usborne Publishing in 2017. Before that, he studied German and French at Cambridge University, then moved to Berlin after a short while teaching Ancient History at a school in Guangzhou, China. Now back in the UK, he writes books about all sorts, including computers, maps and engineering.

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Rose Hall
Rose grew up in Northumberland, studied Physiology at Oxford and looked after orphaned orangutans for a bit. She worked in the charity sector for ten years, writing about issues from renewable energy, to the safety of workers in Bangladesh. For Usborne, she's written books about engineering, business, computers and the environment.

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