February 25, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Castro Valley, California - KwiqApps today released its first original children's picture book on iOS devices, Leafy, the Leaf Who Wouldn't Leave, in collaboration with New York based author John Hahn and illustrator Nick Striga. The universal app is available in Apple's App Store for the introductory price of $1.99. With one purchase, it can be used on all iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that a user owns. The app features high resolution graphics to take advantage of the iPhone 4's Retina displays.
Leafy the Leaf Who Wouldn't Leave tells the story of a leaf who took an unexpected journey and eventually found a home and a caring friend. The lovely picture book features fun rhyming words and beautiful illustrations.
"iPad is the perfect platform for children's picture books. We are thrilled to have our first book published in this media." said Leafy the Leaf's author John Hahn, "We made a great choice in partnering with KwiqApps on this book. They took care of all the technological complexity involved in creating the iPad/iPhone App so my partner Nick and I can focus on the creativity aspect."
"I was very impressed when I first saw Leafy the Leaf picture book presented in a Youtube video and reached out to John and Nick." added Yadong Liu, Founder and CEO of KwiqApps Inc., "It didn't take long for all of us to realize that we would make perfect partner to bring this beautiful work to iPad for millions of children to enjoy at any time with or without a network connection."
Further, KwiqApps is making available its interactive iPad book publishing service to the public and welcomes all aspiring authors and illustrators to sign up by visiting its company website and clicking on the Authors navigation link.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later (iOS 4.0 Tested)
* Universal Application
* 14.9 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Leafy, the Leaf Who Wouldn't Leave 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
Located in Silicon Valley, California, KwiqApps was founded on the believe that mobile devices are an important learning tool of today's busy family. KwiqApps develops interactive children's books such as the recently launched Goldilocks and the Three Bears, as well as educational games such as Word Search and Balloony Word etc. Copyright (C) 2011 KwiqApps Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.