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Summer iBA Hackathons: Register Now!

We are delighted to be once again supporting two iBA Hackathons taking place in the US over the next few months. The main purpose of the events is to train educators in designing high-quality, media-rich, interactive iBooks for education. From beginner to published author, the hackathons will take attendees knowledge …

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 …

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 …

Keep readers guessing with Reveal

We’ve had many requests for this widget, so it’s probably about time we revealed it (groan, sorry!). Our latest widget to hit the free library is Reveal, which is a perfect for children’s books and has 2 modes: 1) Peephole – This option allows you to hide an image with …

Connect your eBook with SoundCloud

This is a great widget that enables you to add SoundCloud files to your digital books made with Apple’s iBooks Author. SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Simply upload your sounds to SoundCloud, then place a hyper-link to that …