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Review: Hildegard Sings for iOS


Hildegard Rhinefeffer, singing waitress by day and aspiring opera star by night, loves to croon almost as much as she loves to eat in this delightful app based on Thomas Wharton’s out-of-print picture book Hildegard Sings (FSG, 1991).

Review: Journey into the Deep for the iPad


During the decadelong project conducted by the Census of Marine Life, more than 2000 scientists from eighty-plus countries went on a mission. Their job? To investigate ocean life around the world. Their work, along with some of their amazing discoveries, is presented in Journey into the Deep. In addition to mesmerizing, otherworldly images, this app […]

Review: Elmer’s Special Day for iOS and Android


David McKee is the author of a number of books about Elmer the Elephant, a favorite character of the preschool set. McKee’s stories about this gregarious creature feature color-saturated images and gentle messages. The Elmer’s Special Day app offers interactive elements that focus on word identification and pronunciation.