Will Jane O’Connor’s fans fancy these Nancy apps?
Review: Fancy Nancy and the Sensational Babysitter; Fancy Nancy and the Late, Late, LATE Night for the iPad and iPhone
You may have already heard something about The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore—the film or the app. Moonbot Studios has created a 14-minute film that can be downloaded onto your computer as well as a jaw-dropping iPad story app that incorporates clips from the film, and a whirlwind of animation techniques (stop-action, 2-D, [...]
As is School Library Journal’s practice, we sometimes offer our readers composite reviews of series titles. In this review, Cindy Wall takes a look at three apps featuring Marc Brown’s Arthur. The apps are part of the projected nine-title “Arthur Reads” series produced by Marc Brown Studios and ScrollMotion Kids. Titles: Arthur’s Pet Business; Arthur’s [...]
Blue Hat, Green Hat is the third Sandra Boynton board book made into an app by Loud Crow Interactive, a producer of quality digital books for children. The company’s list of apps may be short, but it’s list of accolades is long. Title: Blue Hat, Green Hat Author: Sandra Boynton Developed by: Loud Crow Interactive [...]
Oceanhouse Media, one of the leading producers of book apps for children, has released another Dr. Seuss title, bringing the number to 22 in that series. If you haven’t viewed one of their Seuss apps yet, three free lite versions are available: Green Eggs and Ham, Dr. Seuss’s ABC, and The Cat in the Hat. Title: [...]
David A. Carter. The name conjures wildly imaginative paper engineering featuring primary colors. His not-for-kids-only, nearly abstract One Red Dot (2005), Blue 2 (2006), and 600 Black Spots (2007, all S & S) are extraordinarily playful, inventive books that send readers on seek-and-find missions. While Spot the Dot is not a picture-book app, how could we [...]
Sandra Boynton’s The Going to Bed Book was first published in 1982 and since then its soothing rhyme has lulled many youngsters to sleep. While the book’s audience is preschoolers, the app is likely to be enjoyed by slightly older siblings as well–it contains one of the most delightful interactive features I’ve encountered.