Books - Latest Releases

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.

New iBook Randy the Daydreaming Dog Called A Graphical Masterpiece

Nov 16, 2011 - Randy the Daydreaming Dog, a new ibook from Jan and Todd Graveline, was just called "a graphical masterpiece" in a 5-star review from Apps4Kids. The book, a whimsical tale of a curious dog who lets his imagination roam free while his best friend is at work, debuted today as the newest "Top 10 pick" on the popular review site. In the story geared toward preschoolers and kindergartners, delightful daydreams help Randy realize that time alone with dreams can make for a very busy and fulfilling day.

Treasure Kai Celebrates Best in Category Win with App Sale

Nov 15, 2011 - Sydney based Treasure Bound Books Pty Ltd today announced that "Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island" won "Best in Category" for Apps at the 2nd Annual New Media Film Festival in San Francisco honoring "The Best in New Media" this week. Send kids on a treasure hunt for gold with this unique twist on the choose-your-adventure format. It integrates touch with storytelling, asking kids to randomly tap treasure chests to discover clues or find gold. This children's book is now on sale.

Silicon Beach Software Releases First iOS App

Nov 15, 2011 - California based Silicon Beach Software, Inc. today introduces Rumpelstiltskin HD 1.01, its first an interactive storybook for iOS devices. Developed exclusively for children three to eight years of age, Rumpelstiltskin HD is the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale featuring 3D graphics and 360 degree viewing in every scene. Additional features like narration, stirring cinematic music and delightful animations also contribute to making the story come alive for young children.

KwiqApps Launches iPad Book Nimbus Littling & the Flu from Nebtune 2 HD

Nov 11, 2011 - In collaboration with independent children's book author and illustrator Frankie Santelli, KwiqApps today introduces Nimbus Littling & the Flu from Nebtune 2 HD, another original children's picture book on iOS devices. The lovely picture book features Nimbus Littling and depicts her adventures and friendships. Young readers will witness the incredible abilities that Nimbus and Solaris Littling possess. The app features high resolution graphics to take advantage of iPad's large display.