October 18, 2011 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] Vancouver, Canada - Innovative App creators Moving Tales' first eBook has been named "New & Notable" in the U.S. iTunes Book section. Based on the bestselling App of the same name, the eBook edition of The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross is a cutting edge implementation of the ePub standard. Featuring 53 fixed layout pages, audio narration, music, sound effects, searchable text and built-in dictionary, the eBook Pedlar Lady is now available for $3.99 through Apple's iBookstore for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone.
"We have completely reformatted our beloved Pedlar Lady tale as an eBook." said Moving Tales founder Matthew Talbot-Kelly. "We recomposed the artwork as high resolution stills that the reader can zoom into and explore in detail. With the built-in Read Aloud functionality, the user is able to enjoy the pitch perfect narration, accompanied by sound effects and music. This eBook edition has searchable text and built-in dictionary. The text even highlights as it is read aloud. This is a an ePub publication of the highest quality."
Inspired by the age-old tale of a man who becomes rich through a dream, The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross describes the journey of a poor pedlar woman who, guided by the shifting line between the real and the unreal, discovers a surprising and wonderful treasure. Featuring gentle universal values, the Pedlar Lady is a magical story told with poetic and evocative language.
"We are excited about the release of our first eBook. The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross is a wonderful tale, beautifully written, told and illustrated. Apple selecting it for the New & Noteworthy Book section of the US iTunes store is a great endorsement. We hope many new readers let the Pedlar Lady into their hearts."
COMING SOON from Moving Tales: The magical Ely's Lost & Found Sounds - for the curious child in us all. Written and illustrated by bestselling author Jacqueline O Rogers, we hope Ely's Lost & Found Sounds inspires readers to find pleasure in the pure poetry of sounds everywhere. Young children will be delighted to follow Ely as she discovers the wonder of sounds.
Moving Tales Inc. are the creators of a trilogy of animated storytelling apps for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, including the bestselling Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross', and the newly released 'This Too Shall Pass'. Moving Tales' Classic World Tales are a series of stories of transformation, truth, drama and humor. Using a state-of-the-art digital 'mash-up' of methods from the worlds of ebook publishing, graphic novels, film and interactive media, Moving Tales establishes a truly original and engaging new world of enhanced storytelling. Moving Tales are also the creators of an hilariously irreverent bestselling app version of Twas the Night Before Christmas. The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross eBook edition is Moving Tales' first eBook. Visit www.moving-tales.com for more info.
Located in Vancouver, Canada, Moving Tales Inc. (TM) was established by President and Founder, Matthew Talbot-Kelly. Moving Tales Inc. makes quality animated Storybook apps for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Moving Tales presents the Classic World Tales series - each story is an imaginative interpretation and adaptation inspired by age-old folk tales, archetypal yarns, and legends from around the world. These are age-old tales of transformation, truth, drama and humour. Copyright (C) 2011 Moving Tales 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.