Inspirational Lives: Tim Berners-LeeAuthor: Claudia MartinPublisher: Wayland (Publishers) LtdCategory: People & Places, Science, Children's Geography BooksAge Group: 5-9Book Format: Paperback
The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the background, life and achievements of a personality, their impact on popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of their job and how they have gained such success.This title explores how Tim Bernes-Lee, the British born computer scientist, became the man to invent the World Wide Web. Carrying on to become the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, Tim Bernes-Lee has been awarded for 'ground breaking innovation in engineering that has been of global benefit to humanity', and will continue to inspire for generations.
Table Of Contents1: 'This is for everyone' 2: Cardboard computer 3: A banana skins itself 4: Whistling trains 5: Do it yourself 6: Stepping into the world 7: A day in the life 8: Enquire within upon everything 9: Two proposals 10: The first website 11: Going global 12: The Consortium 13: A world wide change 14: Have you got what it takes to be an inventor?
About Claudia MartinClaudia Martin has worked in book publishing for 17 years. She is the author of several books and websites for children and young people. Her favourite subjects are history, current affairs and technology.
|Brand||Wayland (Publishers) Ltd|
|Artist / Author||Claudia Martin|