Books by Skyreader Media

MARS COLONY by Robert Cutting
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 6, 2011

A spare assortment of sound effects and animations do little to improve a sketchy 2006 tale of alien contact.

Hardly has teenager Jenny Chang joined the century old Mars Colony than she falls into a canyon and is rescued by green, almond-eyed "Kaerians" who explain that they have been living underground since their planet's surface became uninhabitable millennia ago. Read full book review >

ROBO BUDDY by Skyreader Media
developed by Skyreader Media, by Jayn Arnold, illustrated by Jim Steck
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: May 23, 2011

"Given the artistry of its interactive elements and the overall design, its shortcomings make it an even bigger disappointment than less-ambitious efforts. (iPad storybook app. 4-6)"
A lot of design creativity is wasted on a sub-sitcom-level story that never reaches for the stars, despite its Jetsons-meets-Marvel Comics approach. Read full book review >
COYOTE'S TALE by Ruby Lee
by Ruby Lee, illustrated by Robin Joseph, developed by Skyreader Media
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: May 23, 2011

A select set of quiet yips, howls and giggles, plus the occasional blink or twitch of a nose, add fetching notes to an abbreviated trickster tale with Latin American antecedents.

Locked in portrait mode and framed in two or three sequential panels per screen, the illustrations feature a sinuous, sinister-looking coyote and a canny young rabbit with outsized ears. Read full book review >