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Centime12 Thu 25-Oct-12 14:48:07

Hi Mumsnet smile

I've been reading some of the threads on e-books for children and I was wondering how many parents would actually buy/ download e-books for their children to read? I noticed on a previous thread that some concerns had been raised about whether it was good for children's eyesight to be looking at a book on screen.

I am interested in this as I am currently studying for a publishing qualification in Scotland and was hoping to propose an e-book of traditional Scottish fairy tales, probably aimed at children 7-9.

Is this something that parents would be happy for their children to download, or that they would be interested in? Any thoughts or feedback much appreciated! smile

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 27-Oct-12 09:37:04

I don't let my children have my kindle, I only use it because my eyesight is poor and I can increase the font size. As for my DC, they both have a library card and get most of their books from there. DS, 8, does have a couple of friends with kindles though.

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