Books - Latest Releases
THE LETTER TO SANTA Children's iBook released for iPad
Dec 17, 2014 - Spanish award winning illustrator, Fran Bravo has launched his first ibook THE LETTER TO SANTA. Christmas time was nearing and Santa was reading and writing down the wishes of all the letters that children had sent to him. But one year, a letter remained unopened. The book is a funny and heartwarming Christmas story with an unexpected final twist. THE LETTER TO SANTA features a funny-like atmosphere and characters unlike any Santa's story.
A Parent who also Codes - The Bird Book - Just Released for iOS
Dec 15, 2014 - BME Precision Technologies, LLC today introduces The Bird Book, an Interactive Storybook for Children. Compatible with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, this entertaining storybook captures a child's attention by utilizing various interactive features ranging from bird animation, click/drag effect, coloring, voice recording and more. Each page features fun facts and sounds for various birds ranging from eagles, to peacocks, to parrots, and more.
Wanderful Apps Receive Nine 2014 Children's eBook Awards
Dec 12, 2014 - The Children's eBook Awards (CEBA) winners for 2014 were announced this week with Wanderful interactive storybooks receiving awards in several different categories. The CEBA Awards were established to celebrate the greatest accomplishments in the growing field of eBooks and Apps, and inspire readers, authors and publishers alike. The CEBA Awards provide a 'snapshot' of the current state of the children's eBook and App industry while helping drive future innovation, as well.
Tamsin Greig narrates Roobarb and Custard appbook - Out Now on iTunes
Dec 08, 2014 - UK based Box of Frogs Media today introduces Roobarb & Custard: When Custard was Grounded 1.0, a new series to its portfolio of successful children's digital content. Acclaimed actress Tamsin Greig injects her unique narrative for the wonderfully wobbly cult-classic Roobarb and Custard app book. 2014 sees the madcap cartoon celebrate its 40th birthday and what better way to celebrate than delivering the goofy green dog and his pink feline foe onto a digital platform!
YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How To Read To Kids - Little Red Hen
Dec 08, 2014 - You TELL Me Stories (YTMS) today releases Little Red Hen with WordWinks and Retell, Record & Share 1.0, the sixth illustrated book app in the You TELL Me Stories Library. Based on the classic folk tale, Little Red Hen encourages kids to participate with the use of WordWinks-questions. They can also Retell, Record and Share the story in their own voice to build memory and comprehension. Comments and vocabulary embedded within the text help parents practice the most effective way to read aloud.
Butterfly Kisses by Cathy Lane is a visual and audible delight
Nov 12, 2014 - Cathy Lane Studios today introduces Butterfly Kisses by Cathy Lane 1.0, their new children's book for iOS devices. This picture book app is a visual and audible feast for young children ages 4 to 9, and the perfect story to read to them just before bedtime. The story is beautifully illustrated by Cathy Lane with handmade paper sculpture illustrations. The narration by Tracy Mann is delightful and engaging. After the story is finished the reader can participate in some fun educational activities.
Rock Pool Gang: The Beach Ball Boogies into the App Store
Nov 07, 2014 - Box of Frogs Media and Studio Syrup today introduce The Rock Pool Gang: The Beach Ball 1.0, the first release in a series of children's interactive app books for iOS devices. The Rock Pool Gang: The Beach Ball, is a sumptuous story of some Cornish kooky rock pool crustaceans who are approached by a huge octopus who wants to boogie! This ebook is chock full of bold, colourful animations, entertaining interactions and tentacle tapping music that will have you cha-cha-cha-ing from morn till night.
Yosemite Server - Foundation Services, Available in iBooks Store
Nov 04, 2014 - Carbon Technologies, LLC today introduces Yosemite Server - Foundation Services, written by Reid Bundonis and available exclusively in the Apple iBooks Store. The essential field guide for Mac system administrators and home enthusiasts alike, Yosemite Server - Foundation Services is a procedural deployment guide to ensure Yosemite Server is built properly from the ground up. Readers are able to follow detailed real world deployment examples that can easily be replicated on their own networks.
BookAwardz mobile app adds National Book Critics Circle Awards list
Nov 03, 2014 - BookAwardz is the only mobile app that provides a comprehensive listing of over 3000 award-winning English-language books from the most prestigious book awards in the U.S. and United Kingdom. The app has complete lists by year of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, PEN/Faulkner Award, Man Booker Prize, Women's Prize for Fiction, Caldecott & Newbery Medals, Edgar Allan Poe Award; and the Modern Library 100 Best Novels, and Guardian UK 100 Greatest Novels.