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Grandma’s Great Gourd – Literary Safari Inc.

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Literary Safari Inc. - Grandma's Great Gourd アートワーク Grandma's Great Gourd
Literary Safari Inc.
ジャンル: ブック
価格: ¥250
リリース日: 2016年10月24日

"A vibrantly drawn, highly interactive app ... It should be a winner with young children."—School Library Journal

Discover a storybook app—rich in opportunities for family game and story time—that puts a twist on the Little Red Riding Hood tale! Starring one spunky Grandma, two loyal dogs, and three hungry forest animals!

-Common Sense Media's "Best Book Apps for Kids" list
- Geeks with Juniors "Top 60 Apps of 2016."
- Winner of the Tech with Kids "Best Pick App" award;
- Teachers with Apps "Badge of Excellence
- Children's Technology Review's "New & Noteworthy App.

Our app is based on a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013 children's picture book "Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali Folktale," retold by best-selling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and illustrated by Susy Pilgrim Waters. It features an original music score and voiceover by award-winning composer and voice artist Kamala Sankaram, recognized as "one of "10 cutting edge artists that have captured the imagination" (WQXR) and “strikingly original” (The New York Times).
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You will get 4 rich experiences in your one-time download:

READ: An animated, interactive adventure story rich in gameplay

ROLL: A rollicking, physics-inspired mini-game where you launch Grandma's gourd into the forest & unlock powerful gourds of different shapes and sizes! Created with input from science educators.

RECORD: Children and grownups can create custom narrations & sound effects. A great tool for bilingual homes and classrooms!

EXPLORE: In-App videos that take users on a virtual field trip to South Asia to get a taste of its food, art, music, language, and clothing.
- Language: How do you say Grandma around the world?
- Dress: Learn to put on a sari!
- Animals: Meet the wildlife of the Sundarbans Forest
- Art: Discover Alpona, a traditional art form
- Food: Make "Puffed Rice Stars"

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Additional Features:
- Read by Myself and Auto Read for Me modes
- Text highlighting
- Interactive Gardening mini-game
- Free activity guide, "Things to Do with Grandma" for educators and families
- No In-App Purchases; one time download
- All text in Castledown, a dyslexic-friendly font recognized by Wired magazine as a “font designed to help kids learn to read and write”
- Great for traveling: No Internet connection needed to run app or play In-App videos

Recommended Ages: 3-8
Categories: Book, Classics, Folklore, Reading, Literature, Picture Books, Kirkus Award Winner

Please SHARE YOUR REVIEW of Grandma's Great Gourd below. We want to hear what you think!

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CONNECT WITH US

Follow us on Twitter: @LitSafariApps
Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/meetgrandma
Website: www.grandmasgourd.com
Grownup Guide: www.grandmasgourd.com/grownupguide
E-mail us at support@literarysafari.com

ABOUT THE PUBLISHER

Grandma's Great Gourd is a production of Literary Safari, creators of award-winning storybook & literacy apps Dentist Bird: A West African Folktale ("Fast-paced fun that will keep children coming back for more"—School Library Journal) and HangArt ("Rich in bite-size bits of interactions ... promotes cooperative play"—The New York Times).

Literary Safari is a proud member of the interdisciplinary coalition Diversity in Apps/Children's Media Diversity Initiative which supports the creation of inclusive, equitable, and diverse children’s media. We are also a member of Know What's Inside, a collaborative group of family-friendly developers seeing to promote quality apps for kids and families.

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© © 2016 Literary Safari Inc

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