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"...this book provides an interesting study of the characteristics of 'edutainment' to be found in information books, pre-school magazines, CD-Roms and other media." - Childright (Childright 2003-04-10)

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David Buckingham is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, and Director of the Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media. He has directed several major research projects on young people's relationships with the media, and has lectured in more than 20 countries world-wide. His books include Children Talking Television RoutledgeFalmer 1993 #17.95. Moving Images Manchester University Press 1996 #15.99 and After the Death of Childhood Polity 2000 #14.99.

Margaret Scanlon is a Research Officer at the Institute of Education, London University. She has worked in education for over ten years as a tutor, an administrator and a researcher. Her previous projects have addressed issues such as academic publishing, and the effects of OFSTED inspections on special measures schools. She is currently working on a new ESRC-funded project about e-learning in the home.

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