A Garfield (R) Guide to Safe Downloading: Downloading Disaster!

Pat Craven (Author) Ciera Lovitt (Author)
& 1 more

Product Details

$8.99  $8.27
Lerner Publications (Tm)
Publish Date
January 01, 2020
6.7 X 9.9 X 0.3 inches | 0.4 pounds

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About the Author

Born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, Scott Nickel works by day at Paws, inc., Jim Davis's famous Garfield studio, and he freelances by night. Burning the midnight oil, Scott has created hundreds of humorous greeting cards and written several children's books, short fiction for "Boys' Life" magazine, comic strips, and lots of really funny knock-knock jokes. He was raised in southern California, but in 1995 Scott moved to Indiana, where he currently lives with his wife, two sons, six cats, and several sea monkeys.


This fun, comic book-style series explains how to be a good digital citizen. Poor Nermal keeps making bad decisions online: illegally downloading a movie from a 'TOTALLY SAFE!' website and getting a virus, oversharing on social media and endangering himself, nearly sharing his gaming password with a stranger online, and posting an unflattering picture of Otto which leads to the octopus getting cyberbullied. Garfield keeps shuffling in to save the day. With the help of Dr. Cybrina, a sassy cat working at the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, and her 'Internet Safety Toolbox, ' Nermal learns how to be a good person on the web. Post-narrative activities include comprehension questions that gauge what readers have learned. VERDICT Sure to be a crowd-pleaser; a first purchase where 'Garfield' comic collections circulate well.--School Library Journal

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