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Drupal 7 Explained is for people who want a fun and clear introduction to Drupal.
Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, site construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML.
Discover what Drupal does and how it works; then install Drupal 7, master site administration, simplify site creation via workflows, create highly-usable navigation, and much more.
Quickly change site designs with themes; find, choose, install, and use modules, including Views; create advanced layouts with Display Suite Panels; customize user access; update and back up your sites; and build multiple site types, step by step!
Please note: This is book is 100% aimed at Drupal beginners. Drupal 7 Explained contains no code and that is absolutely deliberate. If you want to learn how to create themes or code modules, there are other books for you.