Books - Latest Releases
Land of Mislaid released for iPad - Children's Interactive Picture Book
Dec 21, 2013 - In collaboration with Jort van der Jagt and Studio Brain Muffin, YipYip today introduces Land of Mislaid 1.0, their new interactive picture book for iPad. Land of mislaid tells the story of little Hannah and her grandpa, on a journey through the living room to find Hannah's lost peppermint. Offering a beautiful interactive experience, every page is an imaginative representation of a part of the room in which children can discover all kinds of fun animations and sounds by tapping on elements.
eTribe announces It's Me! Peter Pan for the iPhone
Dec 19, 2013 - Seoul based app developer, eTribe announces it's me! Peter Pan, the iPhone version of its popular iPad app. Offering children of all ages a fully interactive experience, this timeless tale of beloved Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinkerbell and of course, the evil Captain Hook, has delighted readers for many years. The interactive ebook includes an impressive number of child-friendly puzzles, delightful animation and cool sound effects. It has been beautifully designed to hold a child's attention for hours.
Striding Bird interactive story app achieves Mom's Choice Award
Dec 12, 2013 - Comicorp Worlds today announced that their interactive children's storybook app, Striding Bird, has been named among the world's best in family-friendly media and products with its latest achievement of The Mom's Choice Award in the pre-schoolers and age 5-8 categories. Created by Melbourne app developer Wenpo Sun and writer Stephanie Yap, Striding Bird is an original interactive storybook app tracing the journey of a bird discovering the true meaning of happiness and self-identity.
Learning and Animating on the iPad with iPad Animation and iStopMotion
Dec 11, 2013 - Integrate iMovie, GarageBand and djay into your iStopMotion for iPad animation workflow with Craig Lauridsen's new media-packed iBook, now available on the iBookstore. Featuring Boinx Software's iStopMotion for iPad, "iPad Animation" teaches hopeful animators how to weave together story, pictures and sound to create amazing stop motion animations right from the iPad. Readers will learn how to use iMovie, GarageBand and djay in conjunction with iStopMotion for iPad.
Blue Quoll Announces Upcoming Launch of New iOS App: The Three Bears
Dec 06, 2013 - The Three Bears and Goldilocks, by independent developer Blue Quoll Digital, will be available for iPad, iPad mini, iPhone 4 and 5 and iPod touch devices 13 december 2013. Recommended for children ages 2 , this interactive picture book App reinvents another timeless classic, with the charm and inventiveness that characterizes all Blue Quoll productions. The App is translated and narrated in 8 languages, has interactive PopUps throughout presenting extra narrated text and quirky sound effects.
Christmas Bible Stories (iOS app): 8-in-1 Bundle App for Christmas
Dec 05, 2013 - BCNmultimedia and Anno Domini International have just announced its new Christmas app for kids: Christmas Bible Stories: 8-in-1 Bundle App of Christian Movies, Comics & Picture Books. The app provides an easy way to explain the Nativity of Jesus to the children. Find all the best-known Christmas stories of the Bible to enjoy with kids a wonderful story-telling time. With more than 4,000,000 downloads, BCNmultimedia is the premier publisher of Christian contents for kids on the App Store.
Inkstone Mobile Adds VoiceOver Support to Popular Audiobooks HQ App
Dec 03, 2013 - Inkstone Mobile today is proud to announce they have added VoiceOver support for the blind and visually impaired to top ranked iOS audiobook app. VoiceOver support allows blind and visually impaired users to easily navigate the app's menus, controls, and book catalogs. Find books by most downloaded, top rated, genres, tags, solo-read books, language, recent, related books and top recommendations. User can leave a note to come back to favorite parts of the book with the bookmarks feature.
Augui: iPad Story Apps for Kids that Help Promote Human Values
Nov 29, 2013 - Leleh Land today announces Augui, a series of interactive story apps for the iPad. By creating the magical character Augui, a caring and adventurous grandmother, they aim to help promote human values and bring magic back to the world. Children are invited to help Augui in her quest to find a rare ingredient in each story throughout the whole series. Each ingredient represents a human value: Love, Peace, Respect, Courage, Truth, Friendship and Loyalty.
Common Core Curriculum for The Prisoner of Carrot Castle App Announced
Nov 25, 2013 - Helping teachers find creative material to teach Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in their classrooms, Purple Carrot Books has launched a set of CCSS aligned reading strategies for grades K-3 for The Prisoner of Carrot Castle picture book app. The Prisoner of Carrot Castle has enjoyed over 40,000 downloads from the Apple App Store and offers discounts to schools. Teachers can connect their iPad to a classroom SMART Board and read the book with all the interaction while kids watch and enjoy.