Category Archive: News

Identikat – Guest Post on Geeks with Juniors

I was delighted to be asked recently by Eric and Camila, creators of the amazing Geeks with Juniors blog, to contribute a guest post as part of my Activity Days series. You can now… Continue reading

Four Little Corners and War Horse win 2013 Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award

Thanks to a tweet from Nosy Crow today, I was pleased to hear that the winners of the 2013 Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award have been announced. The Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award recognises the “state of the… Continue reading

Comic Relief? there’s an app for that!

This week, bloggers around the UK are helping to celebrate 25 years of Red Nose Day. And there is so much to celebrate – according to the Comic Relief website, Since the first… Continue reading

Farewell 2012, hello Cybils

Happy New Year to all my blog readers! 2013 will be my first full year of blogging and I’m looking forward to finding and sharing some great kids’ apps this year. Before we… Continue reading

In the News: Penguins, Rock Bands, Aliens and Moomins

A few different pieces of app news have crossed my radar today which I just had to share! We’ve been exploring a fantastic new Nosy Crow app, revisiting two favourite apps which have gone… Continue reading

Cybils 2012 – My Top 5 Picks

The nominations period for the Cybils is in full swing, with the deadline of 15 October fast approaching. To help you decide, I’ve put together a list of my Top 5 Book Apps… Continue reading

Cybils nominations now open

Nominations for the 2012 Cybils Awards are now open! You can submit your choice here: And find out more about what makes a book app here, by Mary Ann Scheuer: I would… Continue reading

The Cybils are coming!

I have a very exciting announcement to make today. The judges for the 2012 Cybils Awards have been selected, and I am thrilled to have been chosen to join the judging panel for the Book App category. Thank… Continue reading

Little Nonsense app seeks child narrators

Children’s poet and illustrator Colin West is transferring his rhymes from book to screen – and children across the UK are being invited to take part. Little Nonsense is a new iPhone/iPad app based… Continue reading

July Updates (Bizzy Bear / My PlayHome)

Quick – Bizzy Bear Builds a House is FREE for today, July 25th, only!  This is the first time Nosy Crow has experimented with making an app free, and it is well worth the download.… Continue reading