Tag: Book Apps

The Bedtime Story App – Our Top 25 Recommendations (Part 2)

The Bedtime Story App – Our Top 25 Recommendations (Part 2)

| May 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

  This is a list of individual book apps, mostly from small publishers, representing our “best of the best” for bedtime reading in 2012. Some of these are lightly interactive, but done in a way that doesn’t lend itself to endless tapping (or over-stimulation). We did not include any of the apps that made our list last year, […]

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The Bedtime Story App – Our Top 25 Recommendations (Part 1)

The Bedtime Story App – Our Top 25 Recommendations (Part 1)

| May 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Storytelling on the iPad can take many forms. But no story time is more sacred for most families than the bedtime story. Finding a way to settle down at nighttime can be a struggle for many children, so for generations we have held our babes close, peered at a book together and woven the magic […]

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Can a book exist without text? Can you be a reader without anything to ‘read’?

Can a book exist without text? Can you be a reader without anything to ‘read’?

| May 3, 2012 | 2 Comments

I have had several encounters lately that have made me scratch my head and wonder if my opinion on the whole ebook transition is just a bit too narrow? Up until now, I have been pretty flexible about my definition of a ‘book’ and even defended the right for digital books to be simply considered […]

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The new iPad vs Nook Color vs Kindle Fire: Who has the best family tablet?

The new iPad vs Nook Color vs Kindle Fire: Who has the best family tablet?

| March 18, 2012 | 14 Comments

With the new iPad just released, there’s never been a better time to buy a tablet device. But what’s the best tablet for your whole family? We’ve been an iPad family for a couple years now, but we’ve also enjoyed testing out a Nook Color and Kindle Fire recently, getting both tablets over Christmas. For now […]

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2011 – The Year’s Best Digital Books for Kids – 31 Five-Star iPad Apps Not to be Missed

2011 – The Year’s Best Digital Books for Kids – 31 Five-Star iPad Apps Not to be Missed

| December 27, 2011 | 3 Comments

At Digital-Storytime.com, we are celebrating our first birthday! We’d like to pay tribute to last year’s very best picture book apps for the iPad and the developers who made these reading experiences possible. For the final post in our blog, I want to highlight the 31 books to receive a perfect 5-Star review on our […]

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Recommended iPad Book Apps for Older & Reluctant Readers Ages 8-12

Recommended iPad Book Apps for Older & Reluctant Readers Ages 8-12

| November 8, 2011 | 7 Comments

Of all the requests for recommendations I get, the most common seems to be from parents & teachers looking for book apps for children in 4-6+ grades (ages 10-12+) who are struggling with basic reading skills. “What can you recommend for my students who are in 5th grade but read at a much lower level? […]

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