Robots are no longer part of science fiction, they are all around us, in our homes, workplaces, hospitals and space. Robots can make day-to-day tasks easier, perform lifesaving surgery and explore the depths of space beyond our reach.
Discover all you need to know about these incredible machines and their place in our world through experiments, investigations and hands-on activities. Each spread encourages children to engage with science and technology through exploration, creativity and investigation.
Jenny Fretland VanVoorst is a writer specialising in science and technology. She is especially interested in making complicated subjects interesting and accessible to young people. She has a particular interest and expertise in robotics, having been involved in robotics competitions as both a participant and a judge, and has written six books on robotics topics. When she's not reading or writing, Jenny enjoys travelling, watching wildlife and playing the piano. She lives in Michigan, USA, with her husband, Brian, and their two pets.