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Python for Kids

A Playful Introduction to Programming

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Description

Full of fun examples and color illustrations, Python For Kids is a playful introduction to Python that will help any beginner get started with programming.

Reviews

On Jan 22 Shawn Day wrote: Gentle But Superb
I am not sure that this book will hook and keep kids engaged. However, I can’t really say enough good about this book being a superb gentle intro­duc­tion for all audi­ences. I’d recom­mend this book as a per­fect intro­duc­tion to Python for any learner with no prior exper­i­ence. It's clear, straight­for­ward and a great learn­ing tool. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Jan 4 Santosh Shanbhag wrote: Great for kids!
I highly recommend this book for your 8-12 year olds (or other grownups who have an interest in learning programming). This book makes it dead simple by going over installation, basics of Python, and moving over to interesting things like graphics and building games with animations. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Dec 22 Kenta Hood wrote:
For those looking for a good introduction to Python, whether it be for yourself or your kids, I would highly recommend this. It's easy enough for beginners to pick up easily and although it's tailored towards kids, adults can learn just as much from it. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Dec 2 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: Python and games development for kids
It’s hard to say how should you teach kids programming. This is not an easy topic. Jason tries to make the subject as simple as possible, but this is really not that easy if you start looking at details. However, Jason makes his best and makes it really good, to give you plain and straightforward explanation of Python. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Nov 28 Mat Powell wrote: Python for Kids
I’ve heard some great things about this series and decided to check it out for myself. Python for Kids is well, for kids. The author starts from the ground up on building applications with the python language with material that is simplistic and entertaining enough for anyone to go through it. The book covers the basics of installing, configuring, and developing in python from the shell. Later on you get to tinker with turtles to make shapes and simplistic games. An overall entertaining and enjoyable read—even from a season developer standpoint. Recommended for young audiences or those looking to get into programming. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Nov 25 Eric Chou wrote:
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Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

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