Steve’s Web is a collection of short stories for children with a strong Internet Safety theme. Steve is looking forward to telling you about the time his online gaming account was hacked, how he convinced his English class that Martians had landed and how a virtual monster put him in hospital! This special first edition also contains a bonus story from another book in the series, Lucy’s Web, in which Steve’s friend Lucy relates her online adventures.
About the Author: Charles Conway is an Internet Safety trainer working with schools, parents, foster carers and childcare professionals to help them keep themselves and their families safe online.
Note to Parents. Steve’s stories will introduce your children to Internet Safety messages in a safe, non-threatening, age-appropriate way. The author recommends that you may want to read this stories with your children to stimulate discussions about similar situations in which your children, or their friends, may have found themselves.
Charles Conway is an Internet safety consultant with Clear as Crystal Training based in Wrexham, and an associate member of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS).
Working with local authorities, National charities, schools, community groups and independent fostering agencies around the UK Charles has helped many parents, carers, teachers and social workers to “bridge the gap” between what they know about the Internet and related technologies, and what the children in their care know.
Charles’ latest titles, Lucy’s Web and Steve’s Web – Operation: Stay Safe Online are his first forays into the world of stories for children and aim to present important online safety messages to younger readers in an age-appropriate, non-threatening way.
Charles has twice been shortlisted for the prestigious Nominet Internet Award for “Making the Internet Safer” alongside such organisations as the BBC, E-Crime Wales, BeatBullying and The Vodafone Parents Guide.
What people are saying about Charles’ work:
“I like to think I’m relatively aware and ‘tech-savvy’ when it comes to online safety and privacy, but I still found much new and useful information in I can’t keep up! and I recommend it to all parents and those with responsibility for keeping children safe online.” – Angela Boothroyd (English language teacher and mum of 3)
“[Scammers, Spammers & Social Engineers is] An excellent book for new and existing business owners – can you afford not to read it?” – Nicola Scowen (MD of Women in Debt)