Designing Multimedia Environments for Children

by Allison Druin
You can buy this book online from Amazon.com. 
Explores computer environments for children, beginning with an overview of its historical development followed by a detailed study which illustrates distinct stylistic and philosophical differences in design and educational approaches. The second segment covers recent developments in multimedia environments for kids including present and emerging technologies, commercial and experimental approaches. The last part contains a case study which uses the design principles previously presented. The accompanying CD describes hardware/software to use with children.