Animalia for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Posted on August 29th, by Liam in AppBooks, Blog, iPad, iPad Apps, iPhone Apps, Portfolio. Comments Off on Animalia for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

New AppBook ‘Animalia for iPad’ based on the much loved children’s book by Graeme Base is now available on the iTunes store.

‘New and Noteworthy’ iPad app in the US and Canada. Feature tiles in Australia and New Zealand.

September 2010: #2 iPad app in Australia. #1 in iPad Books in the US, Canada and Australia. Top 10 iPad Book in 19 countries. Top 100 in 50 countries.

‘Animalia’ for iPhone and iPod Touch also now available.



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Book Design and Digital Books

Posted on August 17th, by Liam in Blog, musings. Comments Off on Book Design and Digital Books

Sandy Cull invited me to post some stuff related to what I’m doing on her Australian Book Designer’s blog. I thought I’d post an excerpt here.

My current passion is working on creating AppBooks for the iPad, and – as they come on the market – other ‘tablet’ devices running OS like Android, in the belief that the future is an inevitable one in which digital books outsell printed books.

Lately, I’ve been looking at cross-platform solutions for AppBooks with audio, video and/or animation enhancements.


A few years ago, Sandy Cull designed my book ‘Darby’ – she did an amazing job – you can see a couple of examples of the design here.

It’s been a bit of a challenge. One of the issues with converting a physical book to digital and supporting two orientations is deciding whether to crop full page images for … Read More »

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