The Very Hungry Bum, written and illustrated by Claudia Rowe, narrated by John Flaus.
Like a very famous caterpillar, The Very Hungry Bum consumes quite a lot. Over the course of a week it devours several pairs of underpants and other innocent objects, which were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Then, after a gluttonous week and a particularly indulgent camping trip, it undergoes an incredible transformation.
The Very Hungry Bum is a new iBook for iPads, iPhones and iPod touches. It is a fun and cheeky parody of a classic children’s book that I’m sure you remember!
Read the book by yourself or choose between manual or automated narration by renowned actor and broadcaster John Flaus.
[update] The Very Hungry Bum was selected as a New & Notable book by Apple.
The original paperback version (printed on 100% recycled paper!) has sold out, but preorders are available for … Read More »
As today was the first day for iPad pre-orders in the US and there is quite a buzz about it, I thought it timely to make my first blog post and share some thoughts on iPad books.
A book is a book is a book
A few days ago Mobclix data revealed there were some 27,000 AppBooks (Book Applications) on the iTunes App Store. Significantly, they now outnumber games as the largest App category.
Here is a pic from their website:
These are iPhone Apps. What will happen when the iPad releases?
We will see even more AppBooks. Or will we?
AppBooks and the iBookstore
There has been some discussion in the last few days about the possibility of Apple removing some AppBooks once the iPad and iBookstore releases. This began with Jason Kincaid’s TechCrunch post ‘Will books be the next to go in Apple’s App … Read More »