Search Results: "JH Digital Solutions"


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 >

BOOK REVIEW

THE LOST SONG by Daedalic Entertainment
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 24, 2013

"The value of art comes through loud and clear in this enjoyable, interactive musical tale. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
A little boy helps his community remember that music is of extreme importance. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HANSEL AND GRETEL BOOKIDU by Digital Book Production
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2011

"Like an old-time radio drama, this rendition leaves plenty to the imagination. (iPad storybook app. 7-10)"
Sans illustrations, decorations or even an option for audio narration this version of the folktale definitely charts its own course through the thickets of more fully featured apps. Read full book review >

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

Action Taker by John JH Chang
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 25, 2014

"An elegant writer and an inspiring businessman complement each other perfectly in this impressive business biography."
Korean-born entrepreneur Chang, nicknamed "Action Taker," and Korea Daily reporter Choi team up for this new biography of Chang and an inspirational business guide. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

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 >

BOOK REVIEW

ANOTHER MONSTER AT THE END OF THIS BOOK by Callaway Digital Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 23, 2011

"From Elmo's opening tutorial to the closing ticklefest, a treat and a half for preschoolers and parents alike. (learning activities section for adult sharers, thumbnail image index) (iPad storybook app. 3-5)"
In an equally rousing sequel to The Monster at the End of This Book (print edition, 1971; app version, 2011) Elmo drags a reluctant Grover through one page after another toward a second "monster." 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

BUSY BUNNIES by Newleaf Solutions
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 21, 2011

"An adorable storybook app with a near-perfect balance between stimulation and simplicity. (iPad storybook app. 2-4)"
A winning playdate with brother and sister bunny takes readers from alarm clock to "lights out" via a very full day. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ENDLESS ALPHABET by Callaway Digital Arts
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 24, 2013

"Promising, though the navigation needs tweaking, and the glossary is still in an early stage. (iPad alphabet app. 4-7)"
Googly eyed cartoon letter-monsters scatter and can be nudged back into order to form words in this hyperactive vocabulary builder. Read full book review >