Books - Latest Releases:
iBook Stars Timid Kid Who Beats Back Bully, Becomes Backyard Impresario
Sep 12, 2011 - Just in time for back-to-school, Electric Eggplant announces their iBook, "Are You My Friend?" is now available on Apple's iTunes iBookstore for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Friendship issues plague kids of all ages. Stories that entertain while providing insight into shyness and bullying are part of the solution. This new digital story book for 4-8 year olds is written by internationally known author and anti-bullying activist Annie Fox and illustrated by Academy Award nominee Eli Noyes.
151 Uncommon and Amazing Art Studio Secrets Wins Two eBook Awards
Sep 12, 2011 - Available now on the iBookstore and other popular eBook formats, this handbook of creative art techniques by author Marjorie Sarnat inspires artists of any ability and offers new ways of working that will surely boost the reader's creative output. The book achieved winning recognition as Best Art Book and Best Cover Design at the inaugural Dan Poynter Global eBook Awards. An 84 page handbook, this book is bursting with ideas and methods for artists to try and apply.
TOONDRA for iOS/Android - Free, Tri-Lingual Comic Book Reader and Store
Sep 06, 2011 - eType Factory today introduces TOONDRA 1.0.1 for iOS and Android, their free Comic Book Reader, Library, and online Store. Featuring the highest quality Korean comics in English, Korean, and Chinese, many titles allow switching between languages. Their Store features the following categories: New, Hot, Free, Action, Drama, Comedy, and Adult. Comics may be previewed free, and once purchased, re-downloaded at any time. The Reader automatically scans panels from left to right, filling the screen.
Heidi's Journey ends in Heidi Part III for iOS - Heidi Part II Free
Sep 02, 2011 - Swiss-based JustKidsApps today releases the third and last in its series of Heidi storybook adaptations for iOS Devices. Developed to provide children with an easy to follow and engaging storytelling experience, Heidi Part III is the magical last entry in Johanna Spyri's Heidi series, brought to life on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Heidi's story ends as wheelchair-bound Klara comes visiting her in her quiet mountain home and learns to walk again.
Timor the Alligator for iOS will put a healthy smile on your kid's face
Aug 19, 2011 - Toronto based XG Media has released Timor the Alligator - brushing his teeth for iOS, an app that will help put a healthy smile on any kid's face. Designed not only to entertain, but to educate, Timor the Alligator is a first of a series of interactive children's books. Timor enjoys playing all day and like any other good alligator, eats his broccoli for lunch. When it's time for bed, Timor picks up a toothbrush, applies toothpaste and brushes his teeth for a perfect alligator smile.
Verietas Software to partner with Swap.com
Aug 18, 2011 - Verietas Software, the leading company in personal library organization, today announced a strategic partnership with Swap.com, enabling users of Vereitas Software's flagship apps including iBookshelf, My Library, MyBoxOffice, and Disc Tracker, to upload items from their saved libraries directly to Swap.com for online swapping. The integration was released as part of the latest update to these apps for the iPhone and iPad, which enable users to keep a record of their personal media collections.
Picturebook iPad App on Sale This Weekend
Aug 13, 2011 - Maplekey Company, LLC is putting all of its Picturebook illustration sets on sale as a part of a back-to-school special in cooperation with Digital Storytime, Technology in Education, and Teaching All Students. Picturebook is a free iOS app that lets you create illustrated stories on the iPad and then share and read them on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Since its recent launch, Picturebook has already made appearances on the New & Noteworthy and What's Hot lists for Books in iTunes.
Magic Thumbelina 1.1 - Interactive book for iPhone and iPad
Aug 11, 2011 - Oleksandr Pogrebniak has announced Magic Thumbelina 1.1 for iPhone/iPad, an interactive fairy tale after H.C. Andersen. Bright lively illustrations are created by hand with amazing gracefulness. Every page of the book is filled with plenty of fine details, which you will definitely wish to examine. Fabulous heroes are depicted in a very peculiar manner. Illustrated pages are accompanied by diverse sounds, which singularly animates the picture opening before your eyes.
Publishers of iStoryTime Receives $2m Series A Investment
Aug 09, 2011 - iStoryTime, the largest library of mobile children's book Apps, today announces a $2 million Series A investment. The investment allows the company to quickly expand their domestic and international library of 100 plus books in 80 countries. The investment allows the company to expand distribution of the content to additional mobile platforms. The investment finalizes the merger between Santa Barbara-based FrogDogMedia and Germany's zuuka GmbH which have combined under the zuuka Group name.