Mitzi’s sweet dance moves are too much for a nosy wolf in this humorous take on internet privacy and safety for young children.
Mitzi can do the rumba, the twist, and the foxtrot all day long. When her friends are too busy to boogie with her, Mitzi decides to dance in the field by her house alone. But soon a furry stranger named Rolf starts asking Mitzi personal questions about her name, where she lives, where her mom and dad work, and more. The clever Mitzi quickly devises a strategy to dispatch the nosy wolf using her dance skills, of course!
A refrain of “That’s Private!” teaches kids the importance of personal privacy when it comes to sharing information online while hilarious visual gags keep the reading experience light. Perfect for teaching children how to use the internet in a safe, respectful manner, Mitzi and the Big Bad Nosy Wolf is just the book for today's young digital citizens.
Back matter includes Mitzi’s Rules for Digital Citizenship, which outlines best practices when using the internet, from safety to cyberbullying; a glossary that include such terms as public, private, and digital footprint; and a memory game activity for at home or classroom use.
About the Author
Teresa Bateman is an award-winning storyteller and school librarian. She has won both the Storytelling World Award and the Anne Izard Storyteller's Award. Her books include Keeper of Soles, an ALA Notable Children's Book, and Job Wanted, which as nominated for The Washington Children's Choice Award, The New York State Charlotte Award, the Young Hoosier Book Award, and the Virginia Readers' Choice Award. She lives in Tacoma, Washington.
Jannie Ho is a children’s book illustrator and former art director and graphic designer, having worked at such places as Nickelodeon, Scholastic, and TIME Magazine for Kids. She lives in Boston, MA