Children's Books

Cool Technology

The latest title in the Cool… series introduces the creative and inventive world of technology with fun facts, timelines, experiments to try at home, and more!

Technology is all about inventing new devices and tools—things that we use every single day! From Stone Age tech, such as hand axes and sewing needles, to microcomputers and nanotechnology, get stuck into the intriguing, exciting, and ingenious world of Cool Technology.
From biographies of figures such as Bill Gates, Annie Easley, and Josephine Cochrane, to landmark technological advances such as the Iron Age, the Industrial Revolution, and personal computers, this book is sure to be the perfect gift for any budding inventor and tech-head. The book covers digital tech, electronics, robotics, biotechnology, nanotechnology, medical technology, virtual reality, and inclusive tech.
Other titles in the series include:
Cool Architecture; Cool Nature; Cool Coding; Cool Philosophy, Cool Art, Cool Mythology, Cool Engineering; Cool Astronomy; Cool Physics; Cool Science; Cool Math

About The Author

Jenny Jacoby writes and edits books and magazines for children, with a particular focus on STEM topics, and she is passionate about making information fun. She is also the author of Cool Engineering.


Jem Venn is a freelance illustrator based in London. She is a recent illustration graduate from Falmouth University in the UK, and worked with Jenny Jacoby on Cool Engineering.


  • Publish Date: February 01, 2022
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction - Technology - General
  • Publisher: Pavilion Children's
  • Trim Size: 7-1/2 x 5-3/4
  • Pages: 112
  • US Price: $14.95
  • CDN Price: $19.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-84365-515-2

Author Bookshelf: Jenny Jacoby, Jem Venn