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Smashing Ideas helps bring Wizard of Oz back to life on the tablet
Escape from Mr. McGregor into Peter Rabbit’s Garden

Crowdfunding Confidential: Building a fan base for comic art

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The following is an excerpt from Scott Steinberg’s new book, The Crowdfunding Bible. The book is free to download at www.CrowdFundingGuides.com, or in e-book form on Apple, Nook and Sony Reader devices. Check out the previous excerpt: How Kickstarter helped bring back a musical legend. Jake Parker, Artist and...
Crowdfunding Confidential: Building a fan base for comic art
What Does Penguin Have In Common With A Whale? A Publishing Deal

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst seeking Educator Librarian - "passion for picture books" - http://j.mp/9uL22i

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Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst seeking Educator Librarian - "passion for picture books" - http://j.mp/9uL22i

Enhanced ebooks are bad for children finds American study

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Unlike print versions or basic ebooks, enhanced ebooks distract children from the story and stop them remembering narrative details according to new researchAll-singing, all-dancing ebook versions of children's stories might encourage kids to pick up a book, but they don't help with literacy, according to a new study.Researchers at the...
Enhanced ebooks are bad for children finds American study
TabTale blends the technical with the creative to turn children's books into profits

Penguin snaps up the worldwide publishing rights to Whale Trail, will debut first book in October

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With its stunning visuals, slick gameplay and awesome soundtrack, you may be one of the hundreds of thousands of smartphone and tablet gamers that have enjoyed Whale Trail, the brilliant flying game from London-based design agency ustwo. When we reviewed the app, we believed Whale Trail would become the “next...
Penguin snaps up the worldwide publishing rights to Whale Trail, will debut first book in October

20 Best Android apps this week

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Snow White, One Direction, Pixlr Express, PicMix, Chadwick, Heineken Cup, Captain McFinn and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new Android apps released in the last seven days. A busy week too, with apps spanning fairytales, augmented reality, photo editing, music education and sports.As ever, games aren't included...
20 Best Android apps this week

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Real Racing 3, Marvel Unlimited, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Toy Story: Smash It, Year Walk, Comics In The Classroom, Temple Run: Oz and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for iPhone and iPad. Except this time, it's Best Apps This Fortnight, since this...
30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week
More from the annals of micropublishing: Picture books from Storybird

Storybird Aims To Attack The Last Bastion Of The Printed Word, The Kids' Bookshelf

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If paper books are going to survive anywhere for the next few years, it’s in our schools and on our kids’ bookshelves. However a company called Storybird has built a platform for kids and adults to build and share picture books in a few minutes. The books use pre-rendered artwork...
Storybird Aims To Attack The Last Bastion Of The Printed Word, The Kids' Bookshelf

Me Books app is 'the digital equivalent of an independent picture-book shop'

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British startup Made in Me wants to get parents and children drawing and recording with Peppa Pig, Peter Rabbit and other charactersEvery week brings dozens of new, individual book-apps for children, but an increasing number of startups are experimenting with storybook-store apps, through which parents can access dozens of digital...
Me Books app is 'the digital equivalent of an independent picture-book shop'

Educational App Maker Mindshapes Picks Up $4M Round Led By Index; Adds Big 5 Publishers To Magic Town

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Another funding announcement that underscores what big business kids’ and educational apps can be. Mindshapes, a UK-based developer of interactive learning apps, has picked up a $4 million round of funding led by Index Ventures, with Richmond Park Partners and existing investors also participating. The news caps off an eventful...
Educational App Maker Mindshapes Picks Up $4M Round Led By Index; Adds Big 5 Publishers To Magic Town
Images, typography, and Batman make Quipio fun for everyone

Amazon.com: Science Verse (Golden Duck Awards. Picture Book (Awards)) (9780670910571): Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith: Books

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Amazon.com: Science Verse (Golden Duck Awards. Picture Book (Awards)) (9780670910571): Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith: Books

28 Cute Children’s Book Illustrations from Digital Artists

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Advertise here with BSAIllustrators have found a nurturing community on the web where they can share awesome work. Artists drawing for children’s books were almost always done by hand. But with the popularity of Adobe software and the many tablet devices it’s easier than ever to move your work...
28 Cute Children’s Book Illustrations from Digital Artists

Why writing an app is different to writing a children's picture book

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Moira Butterfield and Nosy Crow keen to see authors and publishers collaborating more on book-appsMany children's book-apps are based on existing print titles, with the original author's role confined to approving the plans and finished results. After all, they've already written the words that will be used. These are contractual...
Why writing an app is different to writing a children's picture book

Miffy joins digital age with iPad app

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Author Dick Bruna, 84, cautious about 'too much interactivity' with his multi-million selling children's booksHer distinctive silhouette is recognised around the world. The classic children's books about her have sold tens of millions of copies and in Holland she has her own museum. But as Miffy the rabbit joins the...
Miffy joins digital age with iPad app
Broken Kindles as art, in book form

One Direction? There's an augmented reality picture book app for them...

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Sony Music and Zappar's partnership is the latest attempt by the music industry to harness AR technologyOne Direction, the Rolling Stones, Kylie Minogue and Kiss. Now that's a supergroup in the making, especially with a boy-band to bring the average age down below free-bus-pass territory.What do these music artists have...
One Direction? There's an augmented reality picture book app for them...

Amazon Refuses To Publish First Cornish-Language Ebook

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As we've noted before, Amazon is beginning to wield considerable power over the entire publishing chain. The past teaches us that as successful companies gain near-monopoly powers, their arbitrary decisions become more problematic. Here's an unusual example of that, pointed out to us by @IndigenousTweet via @MLBrook: Diglot Books...
Amazon Refuses To Publish First Cornish-Language Ebook

"...Picture-book favorite If You Give a Mouse a Cookie [...is] like Ayn Rand for kindergartners." TVTropes http://tinyurl.com/9z84oy

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"...Picture-book favorite If You Give a Mouse a Cookie [...is] like Ayn Rand for kindergartners." TVTropes http://tinyurl.com/9z84oy
With 2 million members, Storybird is 'reverse-engineering' the picture book

Apps Rush: Monty Python, Science Museum, Klout, Princess Poppy, ZombieSmash, EyeEm and more

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What's new on the app stores on Thursday 26 April 2012A selection of 16 new and notable apps for you today:Python Bytes – Monty Python Series 1And now for something completely... Well, yes. This app offers 22 of the best sketches from the first series of Monty Python's Flying Circus,...
Apps Rush: Monty Python, Science Museum, Klout, Princess Poppy, ZombieSmash, EyeEm and more
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