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Honey, we lost the kids: Re-thinking childhood in the multimedia age
Honey, we lost the kidsRethinking childhood in the multimedia age
By Kathleen McDonnell
FROM THE FRONT LINES OF THE REVOLUTION IN 21 CENTURY CHILDHOOD
Frantic boomers, unable to figure out what they have done wrong, ask
“Why can’t the kids be like we were?” and particularly “What can we do
to change things?”
“Not much,” responds prize-winning author Kathleen McDonnell in her
witty, eye-opening report from the front lines of the revolution in
Kathleen McDonnell sympathises with parents and experts who believe
that kids today are growing up too quickly, robbed of childhood by a
toxic combination of TV, films, video games and the Internet.
Honey, We lost the Kids is a mind-bending, straight talking approach to
understanding the challenges of parenting and child rearing today.
Author McDonnell is a Chalmers Award-winning playwright, children’s
author and acclaimed essayist. Her previous books include the
best selling Kid Culture and The Nordlings.
Buy Now for $29.95 (plus $2.00 for packaging and postage) for delivery within Australia.
ISBN: 186403 305
$29.95 Release date: March 2006