Building eBooks Made Easy

Published in the Ottawa Citizen – Saturday February 27, 2012 – written by Vito Pileici (PDF) — OTTAWA — Skyreader Media is hoping to jump-start a fresh wave of growth in the world of eBooks. The Toronto company, which is a subsidiary of Skywriter Media & Entertainment, does its software development here in Ottawa and isContinue reading “Building eBooks Made Easy”

Coming Soon, Wiggens Makes Friends at the Zoo

Wiggens is back in an all new adventure set at the San Diego Zoo in his first fully interactive iPad ebook app! Having earned praise from the likes of Martha Stewart and Tom Brokaw with their first collaboration, Wiggens Learns His Manners At the Four Seasons Restaurant, best-selling author Leslie McGuirk and co-author and restaurateur AlexContinue reading “Coming Soon, Wiggens Makes Friends at the Zoo”

Skyreader Media Brings Popular Book Alive on iPad with Interactive Features

Posted by Knowlton Thomas on TechVibes.com 2012-05-09 11:20:00 AM Best-selling children’s author Leslie McGuirk is teaming up with Toronto-based Skyreader Media to bring Pip the Penguin to the iPad. The ebook will feature Skyreader’s new draw-along interactivity built on the company’s proprietary ebook authoring platform. Pip the Penguin has so far sold 600,000 copies in hardcover worldwide.Continue reading “Skyreader Media Brings Popular Book Alive on iPad with Interactive Features”

Interviewed by Untether.TV – How mobile is enabling the next generation of authors and publishers

This is the first of 2 parts of an interview on Untether.tv with Stephen Davis, CTO of Skyreader Media (by Rob Woodbridge) The e-book world has emerged as a viable alternative to its print cousin. It has moved ahead in distribution numbers and is well on its way to democratizing the development and delivery ofContinue reading “Interviewed by Untether.TV – How mobile is enabling the next generation of authors and publishers”

SCRIBBLY STORIES: DRAW ALONG PIP

Published in Apps Playground, May 8, 2012 — Next up is Draw Along Pip, an iPad-only app that costs £1.49, and is based on a story by author and illustrator Leslie McGuirk starring Pip the Penguin. Published by Skyreader Media, it features characterful cartoon visuals and interactivity, but also a feature called ‘Draw Along’. The idea:Continue reading “SCRIBBLY STORIES: DRAW ALONG PIP”

Draw Along Pip – Ridiculously Cute App!

Today I have FIVE codes for a ridiculously cute app. Draw Along Pip features one of my favourite animals, a penguin, who is very busy cleaning the house. A penguin with a feather duster…just perfect. What makes this app even more fun is the interactive feature that allows your child to complete each page byContinue reading “Draw Along Pip – Ridiculously Cute App!”

Draw Along Pip rated A+ by Mogul Baby

Published at Mogul Baby,  MAY 20, 2012 — I’ve never heard of the Pip the Penguin books until I downloaded the app Draw Along Pip to the iPad recently. Pip the Penguin has so far sold 600,000 copies in hard cover worldwide, and has been translated into Japanese, Swedish and French. Now it’s an eBook thanks to the development teamContinue reading “Draw Along Pip rated A+ by Mogul Baby”