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Gifford, Clive

Part of the 'Discover Science' series, this title is an introduction to the world of robots, from the simplest robots through to the robots which operate complex machinery in factories, hospitals, on space missions and in cars, as well as the latest intelligent robots and cyborgs

Paperback, Book. English.
New ed.].
Published London: Kingfisher, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Clive Gifford
ISBN: 0753431610, 9780753431610
Intended audience: Key Stage 2. Juvenile.
Note: Previous ed.: 2003.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 56 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Series: Discover science
Subject: Robots Juvenile literature.; Non-Fiction 7+.; Science, Maths and Technology.
Series Title: Discover science.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.3
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 206535

Author note

Barbara Taylor has won numerous awards including the American Association of Physics Science Writing Award and the Geographical Association Gold Award. Deborah Chancellor trained as a primary school teacher before becoming a children's author and editor. Belinda Weber is an author and editor who has written many children's books on natural history, science, history and geography. Dr Mike Goldsmith is Head of Acoustics at the UK's National Physical Laboratory. An author of over 20 non-fiction books for children, he was shortlisted for the Aventis Prize for Science, Junior Section, in 2002 and 2004. Jinny Johnson has written and edited dozens of non-fiction titles for young children on subjects as diverse as birds, creepy-crawlies, endangered animals, the seasons and skeletons.