Set Free Childhood

Parents' Survival Guide for Coping with Computers and TV

By Martin Large

Illustrator: Kate Sheppard

Format: Paperback

Set Free Childhood shows how to counter screen culture and create a calmer, more enjoyable family life

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Hawthorn Press

Hawthorn Press publishes books on holistic parenting, children's books, storytelling, crafts, social ecology, personal development, spirituality, Steiner Waldorf and early years education. Their vision is to support a more creative, peaceful and sustainable world.

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Children watch TV and use computers for five hours daily on average. But electronic media demands conflict with the needs of children. The result? Record levels of learning difficulties, obesity, eating disorders, sleep problems, language delay, aggressive behaviour, anxiety - and children on fast forward. Set Free Childhood shows how to counter screen culture and create a calmer, more enjoyable family life.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Hawthorn Press
Publication Date 31 Mar 2003
ISBN 9781903458433
Number of Pages 240

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"Excessive media viewing is a disease of our times, on a par with tobacco smoking, alcohol and drug use...It is my great hope that this book will help bring about change" Joan Almon, Co-ordinator, US Alliance for Childhood; "An important new contribution to the TV/electronic media debate" Sally Jenkinson, author "Genius of Play"; "I was struck by the research on how we go into 'sleep mode' when we watch TV. I want my child to be alert, creative and interestedl" Helen Royall, parent

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