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Staying safe online

To reserve any of the following books to help children stay safe online to your local library, click on the links to reserve them from our online catalogue, visit any of our libraries, or contact us on 01473 351249 or

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Chicken Clicking, by Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross

"One night Chick hopped into the farmer's house and had a little browse on his computer. Soon she's bought a funny teapot, a frilly blouse, scooters for the sheep and a car for the cows. She just can't stop clicking! She meets a friend online and off she goes to meet him (without telling Mum or Dad). But the friend she thought she'd met turns out to be a fox."

Troll Stinks, by Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross

"Billy Goat and his best friend Cyril are messing about with the farmer's mobile phone, taking selfies and playing games - until they find the number for a troll. Their Grandpa Gruff says trolls are bad, so Billy and Cyril decide to get their own back by sending mean messages. After all, trolls really do stink! Don't they?"

#Goldilocks: a hashtag cautionary tale, by Jeanne Willis & Tony Ross

"Everyone loves Goldilocks' hilarious online videos, but in her quest to get more likes, more laughs and more hits, she tries something a little more daring: stealing porridge #pipinghot, breaking chairs #fun, and using someone else's bed #sleep. What will Daddy Bear do when he sees that online?"

Staying Safe Online, by Steffi Cavell-Clarke

"This book uses engaging imagery and simple information to equip young readers with the digital skills they need to live and learn in a virtual world."

Dot.Common Sense: how to stay smart and safe online, by Ben Hubbard & Beatriz Castro

"The internet is fantastic. It's full of amazing things. But there are also potential dangers out there too. Join Olivia and Sam as they discover the wonders of the Internet but learn about how to be safe while they explore. They learn how to keep personal information private, all about viruses, how to be a good digital and much more. Whether you want to use social media safely, use your smartphone or email without downloading something nasty, worried that you might be addicted to gaming or experiencing cyber bullying, this illustrated book is a great guide to what you might encounter online."

Staying Safe Online, by Heather Lyons & Elizabeth Tweedale

"There are amazing things to discover on the internet, but to become great coders it's important to know what happens to the information we post and leave behind. Learn how computers are connected together, how search engines work and how to protect your identity - then hop online to try out your new skills on the companion website."