Inspirational Lives: Tim Berners-Lee

Author: Claudia Martin
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: People & Places, Science, Children's Geography Books
Age Group: 5-9
Book 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 Contents
1: '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 Martin
Claudia 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.


SKU BK-9780750293136
Barcode # 9780750293136
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Claudia Martin
Shipping Weight 0.1600kg
Shipping Width 0.171m
Shipping Height 0.011m
Shipping Length 0.229m

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