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Video Tour of ‘The Slightly Annoying Elephant’ animated iBooks Author title

Why not check out our new video guide to David Walliams’ first interactive eBook for children, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books.  Made with iBooks Author and our HTML5 widgets, the eBook features auto-animations, touch-animations, narration, sound effects, activities (Jigsaw, Memory Game, Coloring) and personalization elements. In addition to the widgets …

Custom Color Palette Update for Sketchpad

The Bookry Sketchpad is one of our most popular widgets and we’re please to announce that you can now further customize the widget by selecting your own color palette.  This is great news for authors who wish to make the widget match the style or color scheme of their book. …

The Slightly Annoying Elephant: First ever ‘book in a widget’ for HarperCollins’ latest iBooks Author title

We’re delighted today to talk about the latest iBooks Author project we’ve been working on with HarperCollins Children’s Books.  Published on iTunes this week is a new Multi-Touch book written by best-selling children’s author David Walliams and illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross. ‘The Slightly Annoying Elephant’ is the magnificently …

Quiz Update: Place Audio Files in your Quiz

New on Quiz Builder today is a simple yet useful feature that lets you place an audio file in your Quiz.  So, for example, you could include a music clip in your quiz, or maybe ask the reader to translate a passage into another language.  There are so many possible …

New Widget: Classic Pairs Memory Game

Oh, what hours of fun we’ve had testing and playing this classic game!  Challenge your readers to find a matching pair of images from a set of overturned image (traditionally cards). A great way to boost memory and/or reinforce a theme, whilst having fun at the same time!  Customization options …

Get Creative! Try our ‘Drag & Match’ Game

We’ve just released a great new app-like game that is a variation on our popular Drag and Drop widget.  Called Drag and Match it can be used in many different ways to create a number of games to place in your eBooks made with iBooks Author. The aim of the …

Featured Title: Girl’s Survival Guide to Golf

This month we feature a series of eBooks that have been imaginatively recreated for the iPad.  Made with iBooks Author, ‘A Girl’s On-Course Survival Guide to Golf: The Pink Series 1-3’ are jammed-packed full of fantastic interactive features including video, quizzes, audio and Bookry widgets. These successful books were written …

New! Pictures added to WordSearch

WordSearch is easily one of our most popular puzzle widgets as it enables authors to quickly create custom puzzles for their eBooks made with iBooks Author.  We’ve now enhanced the online generator so that you can now create picture-based WordSearch games as well as text-based ones.  So, in addition to …

Quiz Update: Accept Photo Answers from Students

New on Quiz Builder today is an additional question type that lets you to accept photo answers from students. This is perfect for practical questions, where you want to get more from students than a paragraph of text. For example, you could ask them to take a snapshot of an …