On February 7th 2012 I talked with Paula Krapf and Penny Sansevieri about turning children’s stories into book apps.
Following are links to resources I mention on the call:
Link to the radio interview replay: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thepublishinginsiders/2012/02/08/secrets-to-creating-childrens-book-apps
Digital Storytime – your one-stop guide to terrific children’s book apps. Be sure to check out Carisa Kluver’s blog as well linked to from the top of the page.
Sound Effects and Music
A Few Developers
Laura Backes at Children’s Book Insider – www.cbiclubhouse.com/get-a-personalized-critique
Children’s Book Insider - This is a super site for children’s writers. Be sure to check out their CBI Clubhouse. For less than a cup of coffee a month, have access to numerous experts, articles and resources about children’s writing and publishing.
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators - www.scbwi.org
Independent Book Publishers Association – www.ibpa-online.org
Author Marketing Experts – another super site on everything an author needs to know about getting word out about their work and more!
Blog about Apps and US Core Standards and Education
Cyndie Seaborne is a retired teacher and dynamo who is creating educational book apps for kids. She is writing about matching apps with the core standards established by the US education system. One of the things she’s done is create a lesson plan around Treasure Kai to use as an example.