Media praise for Python for Kids

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"I highly recommend this lighthearted, highly portable and easy to understand guide to Python for kids and adult beginners."
-- Ira Laefsky, Amazon.com

"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 >
-- Shawn Day, shawnday.com/randomosity

"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 >
-- Santosh Shanbhag, santoshonsoftware.blogspot.com

"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 >
-- Michal Konrad Owsiak, www.owsiak.org

"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 >
-- Mat Powell, mrpowell80.tumblr.com/