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A Robot World Clive Gifford

A Robot World By Clive Gifford

A Robot World by Clive Gifford

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All the facts and features around robots any tech fan could want

A Robot World Summary

A Robot World by Clive Gifford

In today's wired world, robots are everywhere, from movies, in space, computer games - maybe even walking among us. Aimed at readers aged 7 to 11, this is a look at the rise of robots: how they've developed over time, from early sketches to terrifying battlebots and factory operatives, to the latest AIs running free from their workshops. Presented chronologically, this robot history will focus on landmark robots that have captured the imagination, including creations from popular culture.

A Robot World Reviews

This book will definitely inspire a new generation of robot builders. * The School Librarian *
A fascinating read, which shows the amazing things that robots can achieve. Attractive presentation, with plenty of photos, make the book appealing and enjoyable as well as informative. * Parents In Touch *

About Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is the author of more than 150 children's books including 'Eye Benders', winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Royal Society-nominated 'Out of This World' and '30 Seconds Space'.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Robot planet
  • 2: Automata
  • 3: Metal men and women
  • 4: Bot basics
  • 5: Willing workers
  • 6: Shakey
  • 7: R2-D2
  • 8: Underwater robots
  • 9: Movie robots
  • 10: Kismet
  • 11: Bestselling bot
  • 12: Canadarm 2
  • 13: Optimus Prime
  • 14: Robot explorers
  • 15: Honda Asimo
  • 16: Global Hawk
  • 17: Da Vinci robot
  • 18: Service robots
  • 19: Wall-E
  • 20: Tmsuk Enryu
  • 21: Odd bots
  • 22: Packbot
  • 23: Compressorhead
  • 24: NAO
  • 25: Mars Curiosity Rover
  • 26: BEAR
  • 27: Robot pets
  • 28: Learning with robots
  • 29: Future robots
  • 30: Glossary
  • 31: Further information
  • 32: Index

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A Robot World by Clive Gifford
Used - Good
Hachette Children's Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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