Tag Archive: Nosy Crow

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

Using Story Apps for Inspiration

I’m over on the Words and Pictures blog for SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) today, talking about using story apps for inspiration in writing traditional picture books. What have I tried… 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

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

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

Book App Narration – Big Bad Wolf or Fairy Godmother?

This month, the ReadItDaddy blog has launched a great campaign to encourage mums and dads across the UK to read aloud to their children – Read It Mummies and Daddies 2013. I was really keen… 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

12 Great Free Apps for Kids – Part 2

Last week I wrote about six of our favourite free apps – you can find the post here. If you are looking for free apps, review sites can be a good place to start. For a… 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