August 28, 2011 in Books (F)
[prMac.com] Hong Kong - Bayard has announced, winner of a Parents' Choice Gold Award, StoryBox 1.0, its first iPad app. StoryBox is originally a monthly paper magazine for young children to share with their parents. In every issue, readers find: an original book-length illustrated story, subjects on science and nature, picture-stories, games, nursery rhymes and much more. The magazine has been published for more than 15 years and is proven successful in helping children with their reading and learning development.
The first issue of StoryBox on iPad includes the same features than the paper magazine, with the same quality and variety of content, but topped with the audio and interactive touch. In this first issue, users will enjoy:
* An book-length animated story: How about a Mooh
* An introduction to science: Why do aeroplanes leave trails in the sky
* Animal world: Humpback whales
* 2 animated picture stories: the cosmic adventures of SamSam and the dreamy world of Polo
* Interactive and fun games: join the dots, coloring, maze, find the one odd out
All this in one single app. The child can read him/herself or listen to the stories told by professional storytellers. They can also listen to their own voice or have the parents tell the story thanks to the "record" function. StoryBox app #1 is the first magazine for young children on iPad.
StoryBox magazine reaches children and parents all over the world, who receive each issue as a welcome surprise every month. With this app, Bayard hopes that even more people can enjoy the unique reading experience that StoryBox has to offer.
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 64.3 MB
Pricing and Availability:
StoryBox 1.0 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
Bayard is a European Media company. Bayard has been committed to creating innovative publications of high quality for young readers of all ages. To meet this ongoing challenge, editorial teams work closely with world renowned authors, illustrators, journalists and photographers who have something truly important and exciting to share with young people. Today, Bayard children's magazines are published in many countries, in 13 different languages, reaching a widespread and multicultural community of young readers. 3 magazines are published in English: StoryBox (ages 3-6), AdventureBox (ages 6-9), DiscoveryBox (ages 9-12). Copyright (C) 2011 Bayard 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.