TV history: Fuzzy picture mars account of children's views

16th May 2003 at 01:00

The Window in the Corner: a half-century of children's television
By Ruth Inglis
Peter Owen pound;14.95

Ruth Inglis is an American who has lived in Britain since she married the television presenter Brian Inglis in the late 1950s. She subsequently worked for Granada Television, and is now a journalist specialising in educational psychology and child development.

All of this adds up to a good qualification for writing a history of children's television, so it is a pity that The Window in the Corner is not more substantial and better argued.

Read the full review in this week's TES Friday magazine




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