Category Archive: News

Cybils Awards 2014 Nominations Now Open

What’s your favourite children’s book app of 2014? Bloggers are looking for your nominations for a prestigious award. Since 2006, the Cybils Awards have celebrated the work of children’s and Young Adult authors… Continue reading

March Round-up and Taking a Breather

I’ve been wrestling for a good few months with how to take this blog forward. Since I started it in May 2012 I have really enjoyed exploring the wide range of fun and exciting… Continue reading

Disney Animated – Cybils 2013 Winner

The results of the Cybils Awards for 2013 are in, and I’m very excited to announce that the winner of the Book App category is Disney Animated! All the judges agreed that Disney… Continue reading

Happy New Year – Happy Cybils finalists

Happy New Year to all my blog readers! 2013 was my first full year of blogging and I loved sharing my thoughts on some great apps throughout the year, as well as Mr… Continue reading

Focusing on Stories

I’ve been giving some thought recently to how I can balance my blogging time with time for writing picture books. I was very lucky in the summer to sign with Anne Clark as my literary agent, and so writing… Continue reading

Cybils 2013 – 5 Book Apps Worth Nominating

The nominations for the Cybils 2013 are now officially open! And as part of the Children’s & YA Bloggers’ Literary Awards, you can now nominate your favourite book app. Nominations are open until 15… Continue reading

Welcome to the Cybils 2013

Got a favourite children’s book app? Now is the time to nominate it for a fantastic award! The Cybils were launched in the USA in 2006. They celebrate the work of children’s and Young Adult authors and… Continue reading

Back to School, Back to Blogging

So autumn is definitely in the air, Mr Tall has settled back into school and Little Miss Chatterbox just started her second year at preschool today. Much as I miss having them around, I do really appreciate… Continue reading

It’s Our Birthday! – Results

Thank you to everyone who entered my blog birthday giveaway. Happily, as there were 17 bundles and 17 comments (excluding commenter no.18 who did not want to enter) everyone is a winner! I used… Continue reading

It’s Our Birthday!

One year ago today, I launched the CAppTivated Kids blog. I’ve had a great year and want to say a big thank you to everyone who has subscribed, read, shared and commented on my posts. Thank you also… Continue reading