Books by Auryn Inc.

ALPHABET ANIMALS by Suse MacDonald
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Feb. 27, 2013

"Overall, a well-designed edition with extras that will appeal to diapered digerati. (iPad alphabet app. 1-3)"
Voicing, small-scale animations and a matching game suit MacDonald's 2008 abecedary to a T. Read full book review >
THE CHALK BOX STORY by Don Freeman
by Don Freeman, illustrated by Don Freeman, developed by Auryn Inc.
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Nov. 30, 2012

"A quick but satisfying experience for budding artists in or recently out of diapers. (iPad storybook app. 2-4)"
Color by color, a box of fingertip-controlled pastel crayons draw an island, a stranded lad, a passing ship and other details in this animated version of Freeman's 1976 exercise in creativity. Read full book review >
WHERE DO BALLOONS GO? by Jamie Lee Curtis
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 12, 2012

"Overall, the fanciful result is a storybook app with a far longer shelf life than most. (iPad storybook app. 4-9)"
Based on the traditional book of the same name, this interactive storybook takes balloon travel to all-new heights. Read full book review >
VAN GOGH AND THE SUNFLOWERS by Auryn Inc.
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Oct. 21, 2011

"An exceptionally bright and beautiful masterpiece. (iPad storybook app. 6-12)"
A spectacular iPad adaptation of Anholt's children's book about van Gogh, his art and his friendship with a French family. Read full book review >
EDSEL MACFARLAN'S NEW CAR by Max Holechek
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 8, 2011

"Edsel's story is entertaining, but as an app it doesn't quite rev the engine to the limit. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Automotively named Edsel McFarlan loves model cars and has a thrilling high-octane adventure when the toy of his dreams arrives in this visually zippy app that ultimately fails to kick into high gear on the interactive lane. Read full book review >
HARE AND TORTOISE by Aesop
by Aesop, adapted by Marmaduke Park, illustrated by Umesh Shukla, developed by Auryn Inc.
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 9, 2011

"Too quickly over, but an altogether engaging version of a classic bit of common literary currency. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
An arch 19th-century version of the fable, sans explicit moral, is paired to illustrations of silhouette figures flexed in lively ways by barred "Scanimation"-type screens. Read full book review >
HEAD, SHOULDERS, KNEES, AND TOES by Rosemary Wells
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 8, 2011

"Appropriately for the audience, there's no story line or dazzling special effects—just a creatively imagined encounter with a song that has universal toddler appeal. More, please! (iPad storybook app. 1-3)"
This toddler app revolves around the children's song of the same name, the first in a planned suite by the illustrator of the now-classic My Very First Mother Goose. Read full book review >
THE LITTLE MERMAID by Hans Christian Andersen
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Feb. 25, 2011

"Children accustomed to Disney blandness will find this quiet, subtle app a welcome introduction to a more sophisticated aesthetic. (iPad storybook app. 6-12)"
Andersen's classic text is paired to Zwerger's elegant, subdued illustrations and animated with graceful restraint. Read full book review >
TEDDY'S DAY by Bruno Hächler
Kirkus Star
by Bruno Hächler, illustrated by Birte Müller, developed by Auryn Inc.
IPAD BOOK APPS

"Subtle, surprising and ultimately spectacular. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A little girl ponders the secret life of her stuffed bear and attempts to catch him in the act. Read full book review >