Books - Latest Releases

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.

iPad Air 2 Guide - eBook released in time for launch of new device

Oct 23, 2014 - iOS Guides today introduces its latest eBook, iPad Air 2 Guide. Available in the iBookstore this brand new title by the expert team at iOS Guides is packed with the latest technologies, including the Retina HD display, a camera that can capture video at 120 frames-per-second, and much more. iPad Air 2 Guide is concise and jargon-free, enabling readers to become proficient with iOS 8 and the hardware in next to no time. It's also packed with large color images to explain tips and tutorials.

Must-Have iPhone Apps for Authors and Writers

Oct 13, 2014 - There's no need to be chained to a PC again. Westwind Communications today highlights several popular must-have iPhone apps that were developed specifically for authors and writers alike. Writers love to write. Some like technology to assist and some don't. Those who tap into these latest iPhone apps can increase their productivity and make their job easier, ensuring that no writing material, ideas, or concepts are ever lost again. Brainstorm, write, edit, and share while you're on the go.