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

Let’s go Shopping with Toca Store

After the Easter holidays, we’re back in business! We’ve had fun in previous holidays creating activity days based around our favourite apps (see Activity Days  for earlier ones) so over Easter Mr Tall… 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

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

Hide and Seek with Sneak HD

This week has been the half-term holiday for us, with visitors both welcome – hello, Grandad – and unwelcome – go away, flu bugs. So I haven’t had much time to think about the blog,… 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

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

Appracadabra! Making Magical Apps for Kids

Something a bit different on the blog today: I’m happy to introduce the second in my series of interviews with app developers from around the world. I started on an app world tour in October,… Continue reading