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Webster thinks he has made a friend online... but who is he really talking to? Webster tries his best to impress when he makes a new friend online. Told in playful rhyme, this story takes a turn when the friend wants to meet and Webster finds out who he has really been talking to Webster's Friend delicately introduces the concept of online safety to young readers, offering an early caution about strangers online and the pitfalls of anonymity on the internet. One of a collection of award winning picture books about technology for children, that introduce topics about online safety, over sharing, email, meeting strangers online and using computers responsibly. Appropriate for a young audience (ages 3-8) they are a perfect tool for parents, teachers and librarians to teach children about digital issues or for new readers to explore themselves.
About the Author
Award-winning author and illustrator Hannah Whaley is based in Scotland, where she has always worked to combine education, technology and research. She graduated with a degree in Applied Computing in 2004 and was named UK Learning Technologist of the Year in 2007, before moving into University library management in 2009. Her books help introduce children to technology from an early age through reading and stories. Her first children's picture book "Webster's Email" was awarded the top prize in Writing Magazine's SP Book of the Year 2015.