Books by XIMAD

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by XIMAD
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Dec. 8, 2011

"For nostalgic and literary purposes this app fits the bill, but beyond that there's nothing that warrants labeling it a 'must-read.' (iPad storybook app. 3-8)"
A handsomely illustrated, moderately interactive portrayal of the famous poem. Read full book review >
THE UGLY DUCKLING by Hans Christian Andersen
by Hans Christian Andersen, developed by XIMAD, retold by Andrew Lang, illustrated by Rimma Zainagova
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 14, 2011

"Well suited for a sustained read-aloud, it is neither stiffly formal nor as mannered or cartoony as the flock of other online editions. A mention of the author and translator somewhere would have been nice, though. (iPad storybook app. 6-9)"
Pretty, idyllic country scenes across which touch- or tilt-sensitive figures glide give this unabridged version of the tale a cozy, slightly antique look. Read full book review >
THE VELVETEEN RABBIT by Margery Williams
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: April 18, 2011

"With some quick fixes, this one could become closer to Real and worthy of a young reader's love. (iPad storybook app. 5-8)"
This serviceable iPad version of the classic stumbles, primarily over some fixable mistakes. Read full book review >