Wed, 04/12/2013 - 05:00
Egmont is now offering its Winnie-the-Pooh app as a bundled product; the app and two digital stories for £2.49.
“We were keen to offer this app with a special bundled purchase so that more adults and children alike can discover more about the world of Pooh and enjoy these beautiful tales,” said digital publisher...
Mon, 02/12/2013 - 11:10
I’ve spent the past couple of weekends in a recording studio with a dozen children, producing the voice audio for Nosy Crow’s next app, Jack and the Beanstalk. This isn’t a position I find myself in often, and the experience has become a bit like an annual trip to the dentist: a milestone that offers a handy...
Tue, 26/11/2013 - 12:49
Independent bookseller Barefoot Books is celebrating its 20th anniversary by launching a new fairytale book app, Barefoot Me Books.
Barefoot Books developed the app, which is aimed at the under-eights market, with digital agency Made in Me. The app is free to download from the iTunes app store and comes preloaded with The Three Billy...
Thu, 14/11/2013 - 16:43
An app has been produced for author-illustrator Shaun Tan’s latest title, Rules of Summer (Hodder Children's Books), by Australian digital agency Wheelbarrow.
The app has been created in collaboration with Tan and Sophie Byrne, producer of Passion Pictures Australia, in conjunction with Hachette Australia.
Mon, 05/08/2013 - 06:30
Wales’ first minister Carwyn Jones and culture minister John Griffiths are to launch two book apps funded by the Welsh Books Council today (5th August).
The pilot for the Apple apps, designed by Yudu, feature fiction and educational titles from four Welsh publishers: Y Lolfa, Graffeg, Atebol and Canolfan Astudiaethau Addysg,...
Mon, 22/07/2013 - 08:00
Japanese publishing giant Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) will open an e-book store with 300 titles for pre-school and young readers for the Nintendo 3DS platform.
The e-books will be available for purchase through the free Honto app this autumn, and will retail between ¥700 and ¥2,000 (£4.65 and £13.30). The launch...
Mon, 22/07/2013 - 07:30
Digital publishing platform BeyondTheStory has released an immersive digital edition of Kenneth Grahame's classic children's book, The Wind in the Willows.
The app, created for iOS software, features Stephen Fry introducing readers to each chapter, and reading extracts from the book. It uses images, animation and...
Wed, 10/07/2013 - 06:30
Apps for the Barefoot World Atlas [pictured] and Mark Bittman's How To Cook Everything have been chosen for a week-long promotion at the Apple App Store to celebrate its fifth anniversary.
The apps are among 10 chosen by Apple for the free giveaway, five of which are gaming apps and five non-gaming. Apple said it had...
Mon, 08/07/2013 - 07:00
Dorling Kindersley has partnered with licensor DeLiSo and app developer Famloop to launch board books and interactive digital stories for French teething toy, Sophie La Girafe.
DK pre-school publisher Sue Leonard said the pairing of DK and Sophie “brings together two quality brands that parents trust”. The board books,...
Thu, 04/07/2013 - 14:47
If you think back to your panicked days of A-Level revision, then the image of a CGP study guide will probably come to mind quite quickly. Since 1995, publishers Coordination Group Publications has published more than 600 revision and study guides for students from primary age to A-Level and has become one of the biggest players in the...