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Shout Science

The History of Science is anything but boring with Scott Dubois’ Shout Science. This app presents the biographies of three Scientists who made history during  the Scientific revolution.  These are not your regular narratives though.  Each person and their work comes alive in an interactive comic strip. On opening the app kids will find an interactive map and timeline, where they can find the featured scientists. Currently there are three biographies that kids can explore  by tapping the scientist’s homeland on the map or… Read more

Da Vinci History

Da Vinci History is a biography book app for kids.  Regualr price $3.99, it is FREE for limited time. Introduction on App Store: Quelle Histoire Editions and the Réunion des Musées Nationaux (the federating body of France’s national museums) are delighted to present to you the da Vinci application. PRESENTATION Discover the incredible destiny of Leonardo da Vinci, one of the most talented artists of the Renaissance. From Verrocchio’s studio in Florence to the court of Francis I, re-live, moment… Read more

FREE App – Cool to Be Clever post image

This is a book App targeted at kids 6 and up, or kids who are ready to read chapter-books.  It tells the true story of Edson Hendricks: He was bullied at school, but found comfort in an imaginary world where he had machine parts, and no biological organs or emotions.  Later he went to MIT and IBM, and invented “connectionless” network design, which is used in today’s Internet.  While reading it, I felt it is almost like a featured documentary.  In… Read more

Biography Comics

My son is a good reader. The only problem is he only likes to read mystery or fantasy types. I had been trying to get him read biographies, but he never showed any interest. Amazingly, once he found the Who? Comics and started reading, he could not put it down. Who? Comics is an educational comic book app intended for kids 8 and older. The series includes 29 biographies: Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Hillary Clinton, Steven Spielberg, Joanne Rowling, Barack… Read more