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O2 & Childnet publish internet safety book
We’ve teamed up with Childnet International to publish a new book called ‘who wnts 2 no?’ It’s fun, it’s educational and it’s written by two best selling children’s authors – and we’ve interviewed one!
The book, created by Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore, is about three school friends known as the Cybernuts, Dud, Zip and Mouse. Dud thinks he has found a foolproof way of getting rich quick by giving away his personal details online, but Zip and Mouse aren’t convinced. As well as featuring big evil aliens the book contains a more serious message that whilst the online world can bring benefits, children can be at risk from unwanted contact, inappropriate behaviour and potentially harmful content.
Here’s our interview with Steve Barlow, one of the authors.
You can read more quotes from people involved in the book, as well as find out more about O2’s child protection activities, at our Media Centre. The book is available free to schools and libraries – head to o2.com/thecybernuts to find out more.