Every week the kids are looking forward to the new book apps I download on their iPod Touch. I must admit, it is so nice to see them enjoy eBooks so much. Books apps at home, just gives a new dimension to my kids reading experience. Even better, they still read paper books and have added book apps.
The book apps they really liked this week are quite diverse. It goes from one more book app on Halloween, an original fairy tale, a classic tall tales of the Old West and the last one a bit of thinking on a way to a happy and successful life.
Lula's Brew: Book App on Halloween
“Lula's Aunties want her to be a witch just like them. But Lula hates to fly on a broom and prefers to study cook books rather than spell books -- she wants to be a famous chef. In desperation, the Aunties insist she try to make one last potion. Lula secretly adds her cooking flair and in true witchy fashion ends up creating a brew that bewitches the entire town and maybe her Aunties too!”
Lula’s Brew is a fun and entertaining story, ideal for Halloween time and all year round for those that love a beautifully illustrated and nice story. It is a fun rhyming tales that will delight kids of all ages. Lula’s Brew has been Written and illustrated by Elizabeth O. Dulemba a children book author and illustrator and published by Reading Rhino, a kids book apps publisher for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad
The Noodle Princess: an Original Fairy Tale Book App
The Noodle Princess is an original fairy tale about a noodle eating contest. Whoever can eat the most noodles wins the crown of Macaronia. The Noodle Princess wants to keep her crown, but at what cost.
The Noodle Princess is a fun and entertaining tales that helps kids learn about nourishment in a playful manner. See what happen if you eat too much? It is lovingly illustrated interactive picture book apps. It comes in four languages German, English, Russian, and Spanish and professionally narrated.
The Noodle Princess has been written by Katharina Meinel and illustrated by Cordula Klein. It has been published by Ridili, a kid’s picture book apps publisher for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. Ridili develops, design and produces innovative kids’ books apps called the Ridis.
Pecos Bill is the Old West tales of a famous American cowboy during American westward expansion into the Southwest of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. Raised by coyotes, Pecos Bill is the bravest, orneriest cowboy in the Wild West! Around the campfire, at home or away, the tall tales of his adventures are full of fun.
Pecos Bill has been published by Ruckus Media and presents a new type of book apps, almost a “2 in one”. With Pecos Bill from Ruckus Media you will not only get the traditional book app you also get Pecos Bell as a video app. With Pecos Bill book app you will hear Academy Award-winner Robin Williams tell the story with musical accompaniment by guitar great Ry Cooder! See the award-winning video, and read this classic tales by yourself. And after that, if you are brave enough record your voice reading to your child.
Or make it even more educational! What I did is let the kids listen to the story and find out what tone and expression Robin William is using. Then, they read it by themselves, recording their own voice trying to be as good as Robin Williams! It was a great fun reading time and a good practice for reading with expressions!
On My Way to a Happy Life: a Bit of Thinking on How to Get a Happy and Successful Life
"There's something incredible inside of you. It's the power to make all your dreams come true. The gift you've been given is that you can create absolutely anything, whether small or great. So imagine, believe, and set your dreams free. There is no limit to what you can do or be."
On My Way to a Happy Life is a wonderfully illustrated book app that explains in a very easy and entertaining way how kids can be happy. It simply explains children how they have all the keys to success and how they can lead a happy and successful life. At home we really enjoyed reading this amazing book app; it opened the discussion to self confidence and the process of believing in you.When kids understand the way the world works from a spiritual point of view, it makes it easier for them to navigate through it with joy, love and happiness.
On My Way to a Happy Life is written by Deepak Chopra and Kristina Tracy, and narrated by Deepak Chopra himself. It is published by OceanHouse Media a publisher of mobile apps that uplift, educate and inspire
On My Way to a Happy Life picture book apps now available on the App Store
Enjoy and have great fun reading with your kids this week end.