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Customize the Peep Hole Shape in Reveal

Recently added to the generator of our very popular Reveal widget, is the ability to upload an image to customize the peep hole shape.  The reader then drags this shape around the screen to guess what’s hidden underneath, rather than the default square shape. When creating your peep hole image …

In-Book Photo Widget for iBooks Author is Here!

Letting readers take their own photo and place it in your book is a great way to encourage interaction and for readers to personalize the content. With our new In-Book Photo widget, readers simply click on the widget icon and then take a photo using their device.  The photo is …

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 …

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 …

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 …