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NB Publishers Launches New App Store for Children’s Books, Storierak

NB Publishers has just launched Storierak, an application store on iTunes, where you can buy children’s book apps that are compatible with the iPad and iPad-mini.

Storierak can be downloaded for free and you can get your first book at no cost. Thereafter prices range between R15 and R100.

Storieman Omnibus 1Die lelikste dier in die hele wereldPrinses Talia en die DraakIn 'n huis, in 'n huis

So far there are twenty children’s book apps available in the store. The books that have been turned into apps include Storieman Omnibus 1, Jenny Robson and Adam Truscott’s Die lelikste dier in die wêreld, Helen Brain’s Prinses Talia en die Draak en Wendy Hartmann’s In ‘n huis, in ‘n huis.

The apps are enhanced with audio of voice artists reading the story, two games each, and the capacity to personalise it.

Press release

Twenty Afrikaans children’s books are now available on the App Store, all on one shelf. Storierak is an app store launched by NB Publishers, the largest publishing house in South Africa. It is available on iPad and iPad-mini and is aimed at children of 2 – 8 years old.

Storierak offers an exciting multimedia reading experience for young and old.

  • Each story contains an audio version by popular Afrikaans voice artists such as Joanie Combrink and Johann Nel. Children can read it themselves or choose to follow the text through audio.
  • Each book contains two games outside the frame of the story, memory cards and puzzles, with various levels of difficulty.
  • You can personalise each book: dedicate it to your child or grandchild, and insert his or her photo on the first page.

Storierak contains popular stories from Storieman Omnibus 1 and a variety of other Afrikaans stories such as Die lelikste dier in die hele wêreld, Prinses Talia en die draak, Dikkekat en kollepiet and In ’n huis in ’n huis. Two classically illustrated Bible story books aimed at toddlers are also available ­– My goue Bybelverhale uit die Ou Testament and My goue Bybelverhale uit die Nuwe Testament.

New books will be added regularly.

Visitors to the App Store can download the app at no cost and receive their first book for free. Prices range between R15.00 and R100.00.

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