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Former Facebook director Randi Zuckerberg writes surprising children's book
Randi Zuckerberg is the former marketing director of Facebook, and the sister of its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, which is why the topic of her latest venture -- a children's book -- may surprise you.
In Zuckerberg's writing debut, entitled "Dot," she tells the story a little girl who is way too obsessed with social media and technology. Dot may love tapping on her tablet, but by book's end, the tech-savvy tot learns to trade in her devices for some outdoor play and imagination.
While the book may seem a little unsual considering Zuckerberg's credentials, the lesson is one today's kids (and parents) can really relate to. It's a fun and subtle way to remind kids that it's important to balance digital games with other types of play.
"Dot" (HarperCollins Children’s Books, $17.99) is appropriate for kids ages 4 to 8 and is available now.