Books - Latest Releases

Award winning animation studio announces EPIC TALES, the storyteller App

Nov 28, 2011 - Developer and publisher, EPIC TALES today announced "The tale of Hansel and Gretel" their new and upcoming interactive storybook for the iOS platform. Their first storybook release, EPIC TALES has chosen to bring off their version of one of the Brothers Grimm's most celebrated fairy tales, delivering a unique interactive adaptation of the imaginative and magical stories found in fairytales, folklore and world mythology. The tale of Hansel and Gretel is expected to hit the Appstore January 2012.

Cookies for Christmas - a newly released holiday app for iPhone

Nov 26, 2011 - CulinartMedia, Inc. introduces Cookies for Christmas 1.1, for iOS devices. From Decorated Santa Cookies to Mocha-Filled Almond Meringues, this app features over 50 Christmas cookie favorites from around the world. Whether your baking holiday cookies at home to share with family or giving as gifts to friends, the recipes in this easy-to-use app are sure to bring smiles and joy to everyone on your list. Each recipe displays step-by-step color photos, ingredient listings and in-built timer.

WILDRZ: Turtle Trouble - a Multimedia Graphic Novel - Seeks Funding

Nov 23, 2011 - Man Mountain Productions announces taking a step forward in multimedia storytelling, "WILDRZ: Turtle Trouble" is a Graphic Novel app in development for the iPad. Aimed at children ages 7 to 12, "WILDRZ: Turtle Trouble" weaves comics of three fictional siblings with a real-life biologist to protect a turtle breeding ground that also happens to be a suburban soccer field. WILDRZ is turning to Kickstarter, a social funding platform, to raise the money to finish development of the app.

iStoryTime and HarperCollins Launch Biscuit Gives a Gift for iOS

Nov 22, 2011 - iStoryTime, along with HarperCollins Children's Books, today announces Biscuit Gives a Gift 1.1, their new children's digital interactive storybook for Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. With over 16 million copies in print, Biscuit Gives a Gift really brings Biscuit to life, featuring narration, animations and sounds on every page. Featuring illustrations by Pat Schories, the app is packed with additional activities such as a coloring book, digital sticker book and a new memory game.

Cinderella Storybook HD for iOS - Classic Tale Digitally Enhanced

Nov 21, 2011 - Smash Atom Software today introduces Cinderella Storybook HD 1.0.0 for iOS, their new Book that presents a digitally enhanced version of the classic fairy tale by Giambattista Basile. Featuring smooth, vector art and professional voiceover narration, the enchanting re-telling is sure to touch children and adults alike. The app includes automatic page turns, narration Off, touch activated text to speech and sound effects, and a universal format optimized for display on all iOS devices.

Aesop Fables HD 2.1 Free for iPad - 5 Fully Illustrated Stories for Kids

Nov 21, 2011 - YFactory today introduces Aesop Fables HD 2.1 for iPad, their free Book for kids that features five different illustrated stories by the first fabulist, Aesop, written more than 2,500 years ago. Included in the eBook are: The Frog and the Ox, The Fox and the Grapes, The Ant and the Dove, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, and The Ant and the Grasshopper. At the end of each professionally illustrated tale is a brief summary of the moral of each story, and how its lesson applies to everyone.

Squeaky Frog Launches Hiding Hannah 1.0 - Interactive Book for Children

Nov 21, 2011 - Independent children's app developer Squeaky Frog has released Hiding Hannah, an interactive children's book for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Designed for toddlers, Hiding Hannah is the story of a girl who loves to hide. Young readers can enjoy finding whatever she hides, whether it's a household item or Hannah herself. Hiding Hannah is narrated by Tom Kenny, the voice of TV's Spongebob Squarepants, and illustrated by Sesame Workshop digital artist Melanie McCall.

Duck Duck Moose Launches Peek-a-Zoo 1.0 - Animal Book App for Toddlers

Nov 17, 2011 - Award-winning independent children's app developer Duck Duck Moose today introduces Peek-a-Zoo 1.0, its new children's book app for iPhone and iPod touch. Designed for toddlers, Peek-a-Zoo encourages children to learn the names of animals and identify different details, such as actions, emotions, positions, and attire. Listen to lively jazz versions of popular kids songs. Animals are dancing, eating, wagging their tails, wearing sunglasses, sleeping, and much more.

Reinventing Storytelling for the Digital Age

Nov 16, 2011 - California based Cognito Comics LLC today announces CIA: Operation Ajax 2.0 for the iPad. CIA: Operation Ajax is a Cold War-era spy thriller powered by The Active Reader platform from Tall Chair, Inc. The story of CIA: Operation Ajax is based on the 1953 Iranian coup d'etat, during which the CIA and British government overthrew democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh and reinstalled the Shah to power. Completely free for the first two weeks.