Search Results: "Digital Aria"


BOOK REVIEW

GULLIVER IN LILLIPUT by Jonathan Swift
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 15, 2011

"Fix that, and the developers will have an app worthy of repeat visits. (iPad storybook/game app. 6-9) "
Younger video gamers will feel right at home in this abridged rendition's elaborately animated environment. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISHA! by Barbara Aria
Released: March 20, 1989

A straightforward account of Baryshnikov's life and career thus far; but without an insider's eye to lend it a spark or some spice. Read full book review >

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WUBBZY'S THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Ali Marchese
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 30, 2012

"A brimming bagful of holiday cheer. (iPad holiday app. 4-7)"
Santa comes to Wuzzleburg in this full-featured, deliciously silly adaptation of the classic poem. Read full book review >

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HERO OF THE RAILS by Callaway Digital Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 13, 2011

"A solid, interactive reading experience for kids who are more inclined to watch a video than to pick up a book. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
Thomas fans are in for a treat, as this app delivers the same predictable experience they relish in video and book form, gently augmented with interactive enhancements. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: May 14, 1998

"A perfunctory and ambiguous road map for the often heart-wrenching voyage into self-awareness that more and more women are facing."
It's okay not to have children, it's okay to have children, but it's not okay to follow blindly in your mother's footsteps, according to Tobin, a psychotherapist who also debunks the idea that "it's in a woman's nature to want . . . babies." Read full book review >

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HELLO TO THE MOON! by Matchbook Digital
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 25, 2012

"The global-village theme has a lot of potential, but this rendering doesn't do it justice. A little more effort would go a long way. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A lunar lesson about global community. Read full book review >

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CHOKKO'S ADVENTURES IN BIRDLAND by Siliq Digital
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 22, 2011

"A tasty confection, likely to tempt more than just its young target audience. (iPad storybook app. 5-8 and up)"
Set up by a separate but free prelude app, the first episode of a projected four sends two intrepid chocolate drops (one white, one brown) to Bird Island on a feather-finding expedition. Read full book review >

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MOO SAID MORRIS by Jon Lycett-Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Though the interactive features are nondescript, this sweet, simple story may spur a valuable conversation or two about nonconformity. (Requires iOS 6 and above.) (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
This tiny tale about individuality aims to encourage kids to be exactly who they are—without apology. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS by Jari  Huomo
adapted and illustrated by Jari Huomo, developed by JH Digital Solutions
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 31, 2012

"This app will hold little ones' interest long enough to eat a bit of porridge before a quick nap, but probably not much longer than that. (iPad storybook app. 3-6)"
Another iPad adaptation of the infamous ursidae family and their golden-haired intruder. Read full book review >