Search Results: "Atmos BV"


BOOK REVIEW

A SPECIAL TREASURE by Sam Loman
by Sam Loman, illustrated by Sam Loman, developed by Atmos BV
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 10, 2011

"More care with details and less outright commercialism would raise this app out of the ordinary (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
This pleasantly illustrated story app is marred by lack of attention to detail and an ending that entreats the viewer to buy additional apps. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE EDIBLE SUIT by Edward Lear
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2012

"Smooth pans of the double-screen illustrations and interactive features that are as high in child appeal as the sidesplitting plot add up to an unusually successful crossover to the digital domain. (iPad storybook app. 6-9)"
Rapid tapping calls up cascades of pigs, pork chops and more from this lightly edited version of Lear's hilarious "The New Vestments." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MUD MONSTER by Chantal Bourgonje
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"A story that is as happy as a clam at high tide. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
A fanciful, almost dreamy little story featuring a turtle, a goose, a rabbit and—who would want it otherwise?—a monster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

I AM AN ASTRONAUT! by Tizio BV
developed by Tizio BV, by Bianca Lucas, illustrated by Bianca Lucas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"It's fun being an astronaut, but the vastness of the galaxy would seem to demand a little more investigation than this app provides. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
A cute-enough, toy-filled app about space with one killer gimmick, this trip to the cosmos seems more like a quick orbit than any kind of deep exploration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NO DOGS ALLOWED by Phil Fryer
by Phil Fryer, illustrated by Chantal Bourgonje, developed by Tizio BV
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 22, 2011

"Such fickle, conditional friends seem a bit unfunny for a feel-safe-and-loved bedtime story... even in a fairy tale. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
Moms can't see them, and dads scare them away, but these mythical creatures are present at sleep or at play.Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FINN'S PAPER HAT by Chantal Bourgonje
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2011

"Bourgonje's second venture in the app world, while not as memorable as her first, is big on story if low on action. (iPad storybook app. 2-8)"
Oh, the places you'll go and the creatures you'll meet wearing a simple paper hat. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FIERCE GREY MOUSE by Chantal Bourgonje
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2011

"Here's hoping that Bourgonje will offer up more. (iPad storybook app. 2-8)"
Little Grey Mouse aims to become fierce in this winsome story about child's play and make-believe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Leading Up, Down and Across by Jochen Hekker
NON-FICTION
Released: April 20, 2016

"A practical guide to the fundamentals of effective leadership as well as an intriguing peek into Dutch military life."
A debut book offers leadership lessons from a former officer in the Netherlands armed forces. Read full book review >