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Books - Latest Releases
YouTube mega-hit Twinkle Twinkle Little Star becomes interactive app
Jul 14, 2011 - Tokyo based Super Simple Learning today introduces Twinkle Twinkle 1.0, their new interactive children's eBook for iOS devices. Twinkle Twinkle is a beautiful new interactive picture book, music video, and counting activity all packaged into one great app. The app allows children to interact with the characters from the video they love so much. The interactive storybook tells the reassuring story of a friendship between a restless owl and a little star that watches over the forest.
It's story time on your iPhone with A Leaf In My Hair
Jul 11, 2011 - Light Sleepers Studios today introduces A Leaf In My Hair 1.0, their new children's book for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Geared specifically towards children, A Leaf in My Hair is a vibrantly animated storybook app that throws users into the whimsical world of Jarvis the hedgehog. The app's story follows Jarvis and the wacky games and adventures he embarks on while trying to get a leaf out of his hair. This kid friendly e-book is a guaranteed blast for young ones.
Singer Songwriter Mimi Cross Becomes a Digital Storyteller
Jul 06, 2011 - Polymash Inc and Mimi Cross have released The Crankamacallit 1.0 for iPad. The Crankamacallit is a children's story about building a fantastic vehicle, newly released as an interactive iPad app filled with stunning animation, surprising sounds, and plenty of inspiration for kids to make their own imaginary creations real. The Crankamacallit was written by Mimi Cross, animated by Juergen Berkessel, and narrated by Grammy Award nominated family music troubadour Robert Burke Warren, aka Uncle Rock.
The Story Home licenses childrens books by famous author Don Freeman
Jul 05, 2011 - The Story Home company is proud to announce that they have signed an agreement to license sixteen beloved classic children's books written by Don Freeman. Purple Button Media will seek media developers, whose quality and technical acumen will fulfill the beautiful artwork and text of Don's stories, creating applications for a variety of platforms that have evolved. PBM will also produce audio recordings of the sixteen titles for purchase on The Story Home apps.
Lumi's Book of Eyes for iOS Comparative Ophthalmology Made Fun for Kids
Jul 01, 2011 - Zephyr Games today introduces Lumi's Book of Eyes 1.0 for iOS, the ebook version of the best-selling paperback for kids 3-12, which also includes the I Spy an Eye mini-game. Originally written by ophthalmologist Dr. Robert Abel Jr., the book uses illustrations of different animals to make educational health a fun experience for kids. The ebook targets an international audience and features animals from around the world that teach us the importance of good eye health and the value of eyeglasses.
Boynton Classic Blue Hat, Green Hat Dressed up for App Store
Jun 30, 2011 - Loud Crow Interactive is proud to announce the release of Sandra Boynton's Blue Hat, Green Hat 1.0; the third title in their collaboration with Boynton Moo Media. Blue Hat, Green Hat is a wry and light-hearted adventure in which children guide three earnest animals and one misguided turkey through various activities involving clothing and colors. The app offers narration by famed British Invasion rocker Billy J Kramer, the wonderful narrator of the bestselling Boynton app, The Going to Bed Book.
iStoryTime Unleashes Transformers Dark of the Moon Mix and Match App
Jun 28, 2011 - iStoryTime today launched the Transformers Dark of the Moon Mix & Match storybook available immediately on Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Fans can use their imaginations to create over 200 different reading adventures between the Heroic Autobots and Evil Decepticons before the premiere of the theatrical film directed by Michael Bay, which will release on June 29, 2011.
Opera-Themed Children's Book Hildegard Sings Hits iTunes
Jun 25, 2011 - One Hundred Robots Corporation today introduces Hildegard Sings 1.0, a children's book app about an opera-singing hippo for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Illustrated in watercolor with 28 interactive, surprise-packed pages, this is an unforgettable story of Hildegard Rhineheffer, a lovable hippo who dreams of being an opera star. Interactive features include the ability to feed Hildegard a feast, help her try on whimsical hats, pop bubbles in her bath, and raise the curtain on opening night.
Heidi's Journey Continues in Heidi Part II for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch
Jun 24, 2011 - Swiss-based JustKidsApps has released the second in its series of Heidi storybook adaptations for the iPad. Developed to provide children with an easy to follow and engaging storytelling experience, Heidi Part II is the magical second entry in Johanna Spyri's Heidi series, brought to life on the iPad. Heidi's story continues as her aunt takes her from her quiet mountain home to live in Frankfurt for a year.