Jun 14, 2015 - Allison Pomenta and Higuera Studios announce that Axel's Chain Reaction for iOS devices, an independently-produced STEAM-themed book and game app for children ages 6 to 9, has won a Golden Lamp Award at the Gala that closed the Association of American Publishers' Content in Context conference. Winning a Golden Lamp is a sign of particular excellence and distinction within the field. The app also won a REVERE Award in the "Relate" category of the Beyond the Classroom Competition.
Jan 30, 2014 - Axel's Chain Reaction, a story app for kids, is a finalist for the Mobile Premier Awards 2014. The book app is about a creative tinkerer with special needs receives recognition by teachers, book publishers, and app industry; showing that merging interactivity with storyline creatively is key. Teachers have also appreciated its educational value, as well as the many the discussions points about planning, lateral thinking, perseverance, acceptance, and bullying.
Oct 10, 2013 - Axel's Chain Reaction is about a boy who has a hard time connecting with his peers because of his distracted, fidgety behavior. Axel struggles with challenges that many children face: clumsiness, making friends, and on top of it all, Daniel, the class bully. In an attempt to win over his classmates, Axel strives to create an impressive moving sculpture. This children's book reached #14 in the iPad Books category in the US App Store, and ranked in the top 25 in 48 countries the week it launched.