January 25, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Los Angeles, California - Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) and iStoryTime, a leading publisher of children's storybooks for the iTunes App Store, today announced a first-time partnership that will bring two of the network's biggest boy brands, Ben 10 and Bakugan, to the iPhone and iPad. Starting today, fans of Cartoon Network's global Ben 10 brand can download their favorite characters and stories in Ben 10 Ultimate Alien Science Friction via the iTunes App Store for the download price of $1.99. Additional titles from Ben 10 Alien Force and Ben 10 Ultimate Alien will also be available.
"As technology continues to evolve and becomes increasingly accessible to our young fans, we're always looking for ways to meet new their demands," said Christina Miller, senior vice president, CNE. "Through this partnership with iStoryTime, the new products for Ben 10 and Bakugan offer a great, creative new way to deliver content that meets our fans' desire in unique and engaging ways."
"We're excited to work with Cartoon Network Enterprises to bring their most popular content to life on the iPhone and iPad," said Woody Sears, co-Founder, iStoryTime. "Ben 10 and Bakugan fans are going to love this new way of connecting with their favorite show."
iStoryTime's online books, which can be downloaded directly to an iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad , are simple to use and known for their creativity, illustrations, narrations and animation. Options for narrations on different stories include voices of adults, kids, and characters, and the narration can also be turned off so that parents can read aloud to their kids. Additional information about the upcoming online book based on Spin Master Ltd. and Nelvana Enterprises' Bakugan brand will be made available in the coming weeks.
About Cartoon Network Enterprises:
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks' award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Generator Rex, Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventure Time, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as the exclusive global licensing agent for the full portfolio of brands from Spin Master Ltd., as well as Nelvana Enterprises and Spin Master for the award-winning Bakugan brand and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 36.2 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Ben 10 Science Friction is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
iStoryTime is part of FrogDogMedia. The company was founded in 2009 by two fathers and an uncle who love to have fun with their families. Driven by a passion to make children's books more accessible and entertaining, iStoryTime is the pioneer of children's book apps for the iPhone/iPad. The new publishing platform provides parents with a library of compelling books available anytime, anywhere. Copyright (C) 2009-2011 FrogDogMedia, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.