Nosy Crow’s Cinderella App Wins 2012 KAPi Awards for Best Children’s eBook
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, December 16, 2011
Independent children’s app publisher Nosy Crow is pleased to announce that its Cinderella app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch has won a KAPi award for Best Children’s eBook.
The KAPi awards recognize the most innovative games, software, devices and apps for educating, entertaining and communicating with today’s connected children. The KAPi Awards were created by Children’s Technology Review and Living in Digital Times, the organizers of the Kids@Play Summit at International CES January 10-13, 2012.
“This year’s jurors had a big job as they sorted through some impressive products,” said Warren Buckleitner, editor, Children’s Technology Review. “The winners accurately reflect the maturation of movement and touch-based platforms.”
“We are raising a generation of always-on digital kids. From e-books to Facebook, the KAPi Awards recognize the best products for a new generation,” said Robin Raskin, founder, Living in Digital Times.
“Children and parents have told us how much they love our Cinderella children’s story book app,” says Kate Wilson, Managing Director of Nosy Crow. “And it’s immensely gratifying that such a distinguished, knowledgeable and child-focused panel of judges has recognized Cinderella as well.”
The 13 judges for this year’s KAPi Awards are respected journalists and children’s interactive media publishers. They reviewed 635 children’s technology products released in the past 12 months.
Nosy Crow’s Cinderella book app is available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It is compatible with all iPads. For iPhone and iPod touch, and requires minimum iPhone 3GS or 3rd generation iPod touch running iOS 3.1.3 or higher. The app costs $7.99 (£5.49). A Lite version containing two scenes is free.
About Nosy Crow
Nosy Crow is a London-based children’s book and app publisher founded in 2010 by veterans of the children’s publishing industry. In 2011, Nosy Crow published 26 books for children and young adults, as well as 3 interactive book apps for children. In the U.S. and Canada, the Nosy Crow imprint is published under the umbrella of Candlewick Press. In Australia and New Zealand, Nosy Crow partners with Allen and Unwin.
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