In her “Wonders of the World” series (Mikaya Press), author Elizabeth Mann has been exploring humankind’s greatest architectural and engineering feats. Now those titles, known for their superb visuals and accessible texts, are available for the iPad.
Whether or not you like getting up-close and personal with insects, you won’t be able to resist this app. I can’t think of a better way to introduce students to the world of microscopic (and slightly larger) creatures. Title: Mini Monsters Illustrated by: Steve Gschmeissner, Eye of Science, Power and Syred Developed by: 3D4Medical.com Partners, […]
In ‘Tate Modern Art Terms’ for iOS Simon Wilson defines the media and movements of the past century and a half of art.
These two apps from Piccolo Picture Books each offer listeners five language options. For additional multilingual choices from this developer, see our related posts. Title: That’s the One! Author: Petra Heezen Title: Show Offs! Author: Tjibbe Veldkamp Illustrator: Wouter Tulp ea. title: Developed by: Unieboek I Het Spectrum B. V. and Mobile Generation Platform: i […]
With temperatures predicted to reach the mid 90s in New York today, I think Sally has the right idea. Title: Sally Goes to the Beach Author: Stephen Huneck Illustrator: Stephen Huneck Published by: Abrams, 2000 Developed by: Trajectory, Inc. Platform: iOS, requires 4.0 or later; Nook; Android, 2.2 and up Version: iOS, 1.0.4; Android 1.0.6 […]
In “Tales of Midlandia” author Michael Scotto has created a series of stories about a fictional island and its citizens. The message-driven tales deliver lessons on bullying, the “real treasures in life,” and recycling. We reviewed another app in this series, The Pirate Koostoe, earlier this year. Title: Builda the Re-Bicycler Author: Michael Scotto Published […]