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Review: It’s Tyrannosaurus Rex!

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Dawn Bentley’s It’s Tyrannosaurus Rex!, illustrated by Karen Carr (Soundprints, 2003), has been adapted into a pan-and-zoom picture-book app.

Review: Be Confident in Who You Are for iPad

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  Not all book apps are created for the picture-book crowd; today’s review highlights one produced for middle school students. While this app, like many of the others designed for this age group, isn’t narrated, sound effects, “edgy music,” and interactive features are used to good effect, notes our reviewer Elisabeth LeBris. Be Confident in […]

Review: Pat the Bunny for iOS

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It wasn’t difficult deciding which app to review first. After all, for many of us, Dorothy Kunhardt’s Pat the Bunny , first published in 1940, was the first interactive book we encountered. Henrietta Thornton, an SLJ staffer (and a mom) leaped on this one. Here’s her review: Pat the Bunny iOS 4.0 or later Random […]