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
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 14, 2011

Pretty, idyllic country scenes across which touch- or tilt-sensitive figures glide give this unabridged version of the tale a cozy, slightly antique look.

Though still a bit long and deliberately paced for modern audiences with short attention spans, Andrew Lang's century-old rendition of the Andersen fable is at least less bedizened with precious verbiage than the Danish original and its many more exact translations. 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 >