Books - Latest Releases
New International Version of Interactive Graphic Novel The Wagner Files
Sep 24, 2013 - Award-winning documentary company, gebrueder beetz filmproduktion today announces The Wagner Files HD 1.5, the highly-anticipated new international version of its unique interactive graphic novel app for iPad. The unique interactive iPad graphic novel app seeks to answer the compelling question "Who was Richard Wagner?" through an expansive, museum-quality selection of animated sequences, videos, interactive maps, historical letters, musical scores, photographs, expert interviews and more.
SuperBot Entertainment and Section Studios release CuddleFish Friends
Sep 24, 2013 - SuperBot Entertainment and Section Studios today introduce CuddleFish Friends 1.0, their first interactive book designed in HD especially for iPad. CuddleFish Friends is the story of Cecil, a smart and curious polka-dotted cuttlefish, and his CuddleFish friends on their adventures in the sea as they laugh and play and explore the extraordinary coral reef. Developed for children ages 3 and up, inventive interactive play rewards discovery with many delightful surprises.
Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Farm Now Available on the App Store
Sep 18, 2013 - Nosy Crow today introduces Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Farm 1.0.0, a brand new rhyming book app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Combining rich reading, audio and illustration content into a single activity, Axel Scheffler's Flip Flap Farm is a deceptively simple and brilliant idea that will keep children playing and reading. Swipe any part of the screen to create 121 different combinations of animal halves, rhymes and silly, hybrid animal names; all read aloud and set to farmyard music.
Perdrix TXT E-Book Reader App Updated with Online Catalogues
Sep 12, 2013 - Perdrix Apps has updated Perdrix TXT to version 1.1, introducing access to millions of free texts through online catalogues. Perdrix TXT is a plain text e-book reader for reading classics, public domain books and plain text files, exclusively for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Online catalogues gutenberg.org and archive.org are searchable and books can be downloaded for later. Users can preview the cover and in the case of gutenberg.org, search in the language of their choice.
Boynton is Back: Loud Crow Interactive Unveils But Not the Hippopotamus
Sep 05, 2013 - After a two-year hiatus, Boynton Moo Media and Loud Crow Interactive are back with their next digital book collaboration: But Not The Hippopotamus, the fifth installment in the multiple award-winning Boynton Moo Media interactive story series for iOS. A fine and funny children's classic. Designed with engaging interactive elements that enable the reader to turn, tap and tilt their way through the story, But Not the Hippopotamus delivers an important moral lesson along with plenty of giggles.
Characters Spring Off the Page in New Children's App for iPad and iPhone
Sep 02, 2013 - Resin, an Australian animation and visual effects company today is breathing new life into a beloved children's book with the launch of Two Left Feet. The app, based on the book by Adam Stower, is a modern day pop-up book that uses augmented reality technology to bring existing copies of the physical book to life with 3D animation and narration. For users without the book they print the included canvas and enjoy the same 3D experience.
Chausiku: The Gathering Storm Book One
Aug 26, 2013 - Author Pamela E. Cash announced that Chausiku: The Gathering Storm Book One is available on iBooks. Chassie Moreau woke up the morning of her 16th birthday believing that she would celebrate the day with her best friend John. Instead, Chassie found out that she and John were far from being normal. Chassie's real name was Chausiku Aminia Sakombi Moreau, a descendant of the Sakombi clan of the Azande tribe in Africa - one of the six secret clans in the world with supernatural abilities.
Gorilla Band App With a Big Heart Helps to Save Music in Schools
Aug 16, 2013 - App developer Wasabi Productions is proud to announce the launch of new storybook, Gorilla Band, and its support for American not-for-profit VH1 Save the Music Foundation. Ten percent of proceeds from app sales will go to benefit the charity's work in restoring instrumental music education programs in America's public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child's complete education. Music is widely regarded as an important part of a well-rounded education.
Dazzling Wasabi Storybook App Delivers Common Core Aligned Edutainment
Aug 15, 2013 - App developer Wasabi Productions announces the launch of the musical tale Gorilla Band, an interactive storybook that is set to dazzle and delight pre-K through 2nd grade classrooms this back to school season. It goes live this Thursday, 15th August complete with Common Core Standards aligned reading strategies to help teachers and students get the most out of the app. Written in rhyme and packed with music, Gorilla Band helps with the development of phonological awareness and other skills.