Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and ScrollMotion have announced the release of the newly published children's educational book Curious George's Dictionary as an Apple iPhone application. This announcement marks the first children's and educational ebook application for the iPhone for both companies.
The Curious George's Dictionary app brings "the world's most curious monkey" to life in this digital version of a picture dictionary. Developed in collaboration with educational consultants, the content concentrates on essential educational development material, including the alphabet, shapes, numbers, colors and the concept of opposites, such as big/small and tall/short, all through the antics of the character Curious George.
Specially designed for children in preschool through first grade and reflecting recent research into childhood literacy, the app allows parents to engage their children in an entertaining multimedia learning experience through ScrollMotion's technology, which includes color graphics and illustrations, audio, including read-along narration, and a tactile reading experience that allows users to move through the "pages" with a swipe of the finger.
The Curious George's Dictionary iPhone application costs $9.99 and can be purchased via the iTunes App Store.
Source: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, www.hmhpub.com