December 12, 2014 in Books (E)
[prMac.com] San Francisco, California - The Children's eBook Awards (CEBA) winners for 2014 were announced this week with Wanderful interactive storybooks receiving nine awards in several different categories. The CEBA Awards provide a 'snapshot' of the current state of the children's eBook and App industry while helping drive future innovation, as well.
The Awards include BEST BEDTIME APP and BEST SPECIAL NEEDS AUTISM APP - Gold for The Berenstain Bears In The Dark, BEST SPECIAL EDUCATION APP - Silver for The New Kid on the Block and Bronze for Little Monster At School, BEST ADVENTURE APP - Silver for Harry and the Haunted House, BEST BIRTHDAY APP - Bronze for Arthur's Birthday, and BEST EARLY READER APP - Gold for Arthur's Teacher Trouble and Bronze for The Tortoise and the Hare. Plus Wanderful's subsidiary Little Ark Interactive won the Award BEST EARLY LEARNER APP - silver for The Story of Creation.
"We are very proud and excited to receive these inaugural 2014 CEBA Awards," said Wanderful Founder and CEO Mickey W. Mantle. "The number and the breadth of the Awards we received shows that the judges appreciated the value and learning capabilities that the Wanderful and Little Ark Interactive Apps embody. We were especially pleased to receive the BEST SPECIAL NEEDS AUTISM APP Gold Award as all the Wanderful Apps have been long been favorites of special needs children in the autistic community."
These 2014 CEBA Awards are the latest among many awards won by the Wanderful interative storybooks Apps. Wanderful Apps have previously received numerous gold, silver and recommended Parents' Choice Awards as well as Editor's Choice Awards by Children's Technology Review. The complete listing of the CEBA Awards can be found in the Awards section their website.
All the Wanderful Apps are based upon classic storybooks by renowned authors such as Marc Brown, Mercer Mayer, Jan and Stan Bernstein, Jack Prelutsky, Mark Schlichting, and others. Originally introduced as Living Books by Broderbund Software, they became a gold standard in early education, embraced by teachers, praised by parents and cherished by children. Now available on Apple and Android tablets and phones, as well as Mac OSX computers, Wanderful Apps have further extended their reach into the lives of today's generation of digital kids. With memorable original music, whimsical fully animated characters and pages filled with interactivity, Wanderful Apps engage and educate early readers for hours. Additionally, Wanderful Apps can be used for bi-lingual education, as well as ESL studies, as they are available in several foreign languages. Copyright (C) 2014 Wanderful, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc., Android is a registered trademark of Google, and Amazon is a registered trademark of Amazon Inc., in the U.S. and/or other countries.