This Python Isn't a Snake

What Are Coding Languages and Syntax?

From the Series Coding Is CATegorical ™

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Cats can code? These cats sure can! Playful rhyming verse and goofy illustrations introduce coding languages and syntax. Readers will learn why we need special languages for coding and see examples from a number of languages. And they’ll quickly find out why correct syntax is key for avoiding up-mixes mix-ups! Author Brian P. Cleary, illustrator Martin Goneau, and the enthusiastic CATegorical cats offer a fun and accessible introduction to these key coding concepts.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Technology/Coding
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2019-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF012040, JNF051120, JNF035000
Dewey 005.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 970
Guided Reading Level O
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Original artwork

Author: Brian P. Cleary

Brian P. Cleary is an American humorist, poet, and author. He is best known for his books written for grade-school children that explore grammar, math and poetry in humorous ways. In his role in the digital division of American Greetings, he's put words in the mouths of Dolly Parton, Christina Aguilera, William Shatner, Meghan Trainor and more. The multi-million selling author has performed poetry workshops in 500 elementary schools across the county. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Illustrator: Martin Goneau

Martin Goneau has been working as a professional illustrator since 1997. Most of his work is dedicated to children's books and other educational publications. He lives in Trois-Rivières, Québec.