Category Archive: Books & Stories

I’m looking for an app about… inventions

Every month, I try to link up with Zoe at Playing By the Book for her round-up of bloggers’ book reviews under the title “I’m Looking for a Book About…” This month, the theme is inventors and inventions. I’ve picked… Continue reading

Little Red Riding Hood

 Last Thursday I was woken at 5:30am by two small children, who had been woken by foghorns from the container ships coming in to the docks. Normally, this would have made me very grumpy, but… Continue reading

I’m looking for an app about… fairy tales

We’re very excited about the imminent release of Nosy Crow’s Little Red Riding Hood on 25 April. This is the first of Nosy Crow’s fairy tale apps to have different ways to read through the story, with… Continue reading

Four Little Corners

Four Little Corners is the winner of the 2013 Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award (Fiction). Available in English, Spanish, French and German, it is based on the book by Jérôme Ruillier and adapted by DADA Company.  Little Square is friends with… Continue reading

Dragon Brush – Cybils Winner 2012

After several months of testing, discussion, coffee, more testing and more discussion, the 2012 Cybils Award winners have all been chosen. I’m pleased to announce that the winner of the Book App category… Continue reading

I’m looking for an app about… green issues

Every month, I link up with Playing By the Book for a round-up of book reviews under the title “I’m Looking for a Book About…” This month, Playing By the Book is exploring green issues,… Continue reading

The weird and wonderful world of Sandra Boynton

I’m delighted to introduce a guest review today, by the lovely Loll Kirby. Loll is a book and app enthusiast I met on Twitter, and she has been such an enthusiastic supporter of this… Continue reading

Angel’s Great Escape

“Are you sitting comfortably? And so we begin…” If you’re looking for a lovely Christmassy story app to share with your children, then Angel’s Great Escape by And So We Begin might just… Continue reading

Sleepy Mole’s Moving Day

I just found out that one of our favourite apps got a great new update. Sleepy Mole’s Moving Day by Ginger Whale has had repeated readings over the past year in our house but… Continue reading

I’m looking for an app about… books

Every month, I link up with Playing By the Book’s blog for a carnival of book reviews under the title “I’m Looking for a Book About…” This month, the topic is all about exploring… Continue reading