Search Results: "Dog Ears Ltd."


BOOK REVIEW

WHAT WILL I BE? by Trisha Deery
by Trisha Deery, illustrated by Trisha Deery, developed by Dog Ears Ltd.
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"An endearing tale for tiny tots. (iPad storybook app. 1-5)"
A wee Irish lass contemplates what to wear to a birthday party. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TALKING ABC by Jutiful Ltd.
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 24, 2013

"These appealing creatures will draw preschoolers back for repeated readings and exposure to letter names and sounds—a winning combination. (iPad alphabet app. 2-6)"
While ABC apps are certainly plentiful, these playful Claymation-style critters will bring giggles and multiple readings. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JACK'S SECRET MONSTER by GameDigits Ltd.
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 23, 2012

"It's a message harried parents will appreciate but which even very young readers may feel lacks nuance. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Poor design choices and an unconvincing story hobble an attempt to create a Choose Your Own Adventure-style story about a boy and a mess-making monster in his house. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: May 22, 2012

"A captivating experience that encourages users to keep coming back for repeat visits."
The inimitable Attenborough conducts a fascinating interactive tour of the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens and its legendary collection of fantastic greenery from around the globe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT by Bear Hunt Films Ltd.
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Budding naturalists may find parts of this inspirational as well as instructive, though most digestible in small doses. (Nonfiction. 7-11)"
A handbook for children inspired to take nature walks of their own by the classic picture book and its 2016 TV adaptation. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOYCE'S ULYSSES by Naxos Digital Services Ltd
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 1, 2014

"We suspect Joyce himself would be pleased with this production, a boon for scholars and general readers alike. (Requires iOS 6 and above.)"
Stately, plump Buck Mulligan and crew find themselves well-served in a new app that blends Joyce's text with its Greek inspiration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 26, 1995

"Highly romanticized and flatly told, but nonetheless informative. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) ($30,000 ad/promo)"
Another elegiac ``as-told-to'' autobiography from writer/photographer Erdoes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"Mission most definitely accomplished, thanks to lucid explanations and a steady focus on participatory instruction. (iPad informational app. 6-8)"
A quick course in rocket science and aerodynamics features '50s-style retro illustrations and rrrrobust narrrration in a Scots accent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHICK PEA AND THE CHANGING TREES by Linda Cole Books Ltd.
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"The flimsy construction and poor art and verse make it ill-suited for older children, too. (Board book. 3-4)"
In this "pull-the-tab book about the seasons," a chick and a bluebird visit the same tree throughout the year. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MY GARDEN HOME by small world creations ltd.
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"A charming though not critical addition to this already overstuffed bookshelf. (Board book. 6 mos.-2)"
A sweet die-cut board book invites babies to look at some animals that might be found in a garden. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HARRY HOLSTEIN HITS THE ROAD by Daniel E. Kennedy
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 19, 2011

"This road trip never gets out of the driveway. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
Low-rent animations, illustrations, audio and overall design provide just what this sketchy bovine cross-country tour merits. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BODY LANGUAGE OF VERONICA SUE by Kristen Applebee
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2011

"Not yet an app to greet with open arms, but certainly worth more than a shrug. (iPad storybook app. 5-7)"
A plump and (generally) cheery frog models sneezes and sighs, giggles, slumps, growls and other common bodily signals. Read full book review >