Books - Latest Releases
New Musical Book for Children Arrives in the App Store
Jun 15, 2011 - BrendaBeeBooks has released their first children's book for iOS, Rain, Rain - Go Away! 1.1. Rain, Rain - Go Away! is a cleverly written, beautifully illustrated, interactive children's book. The rhyming verses make it easy for kids to remember - sort of like a snappy word game. Complete with original music, interactive characters and sound effects on each page, along with read-along feature. This book is sure to be a favorite for kids and parents alike.
Father's Day eBook - My Daddy - Hits #45 in iPad Books on 3rd day
Jun 14, 2011 - Just in time for Father's Day, TaleSpring today introduces "My Daddy", a new interactive animated ebook for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. They play catch, Daddy teaches the boy how to ride a bike, they go fishing, Daddy scares away the monsters under the bed, and on and on. Look for the little white mouse. He likes to hide. My Daddy is one of the new ebooks created using TaleSpring, where non-technical authors can create their own interactive, animated ebooks for the iPhone and iPad.
KwiqApps Launches Enhanced iPad Book Little Miss Liberty
Jun 10, 2011 - In collaboration with independent children's book author and illustrator Chris Robertson, KwiqApps today introduces Little Miss Liberty 1.0, another original children's picture book on iOS devices. The lovely picture book features young Miss Liberty and depicts her story of growing up in Paris and finally landing in New York. The app features high resolution graphics to take advantage of iPad's large display.
Nighty Night HD for iOS - On Sale This Weekend
Jun 10, 2011 - Shape Minds today announced that Nighty Night! HD, their best selling bedtime iPad app for toddlers is on special sale this weekend, June 11th and 12th. The bedtime book "Nighty Night!" for iOS helps children get to know animals interactively while preparing to go to bed. The book is read by the well-known actor Alistair Findlay. The elaborate design, an animated mix of photos and drawn elements, comes from Heidi Wittlinger.
App Friday Promo - Get Shape Up Number Town Free on Friday 10th
Jun 10, 2011 - Melbourne based 123 Number Fun today announced that their fourth book by popular Children's Author Jane Hague, Shape Up Number Town, is taking part in the exclusive "Moms with Apps" App Friday Promotion. Shape Up Number Town is a fun interactive story about being fit and healthy while also introducing the concept of "time" and how "time" relates to everyday activities. Shape Up Number Town will be Free June 10th to 13th.
Top 10 Most Original Book for iPad and iPhone, Treasure Kai, on Sale
Jun 08, 2011 - In celebration of participating in Friday's Moms With Apps' App Friday promotion, the creators of the Treasure Kai have put the app on sale for just $0.99 (USD) June 10-12, 2011. Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island is unique among book apps because it uses interactive, non linear storytelling; a twist on the choose-your-adventure format. Treasure Kai sends kids on a treasure hunt for gold by having kids tap treasure chests to reveal exciting adventure stories or the lost treasure.
Warbirdz Magazine March 2011 Now Available for iPad
Jun 06, 2011 - Warbirdz 1.0 is a brand new magazine is now available on iPad for the Warbird lover. Via the new Warbirdz bookshelf readers with an interest in military and warbird aviation can now access a brand new magazine designed specifically for them. With a broad range of information and fantastic photographs, Warbirdz Magazine brings together information about current military aircraft and the older warbirds in a beautifully put together collection of news, information, and great pictures.
Publish to iPad and iPhone with TaleSpring - 50% Off in June
Jun 06, 2011 - TaleSpring announces an easy-to-use, online platform for anyone with a story to tell, and publish that story to the iPad and iPhone for 50% off in June. TaleSpring provides an online authoring tool that enables non-technical authors to create their own animated ebooks. Storytellers can do it themselves, or hire TaleSpring to do it for them. TaleSpring's marketing efforts are currently focused on children's books, but any genre is allowed.
Heidi Part I Brings a Classic Swiss Story to Life on the iPad for Kids
Jun 02, 2011 - Swiss based JustKidsApps today announced a recent update to Heidi Part I for the iPad. Developed to provide children with an easily comprehensible yet endlessly engaging storytelling experience, Heidi Part I brings the magical first entry in Johanna Spyri's Heidi series brilliantly to life on the iPad. The app's recent updates include the addition of German Localization features as well as an increased 'Tap Region' to ensure even the youngest of users can use the app without trouble.