New York, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2012
Rudyard Kipling's classic The Jungle Book is brought to vivid life on the iPad® with The Jungle Book Adapted for the iPad, the latest book app from Smashing Ideas and Random House Digital, available now in the iTunes® App Store™ for $8.99.
Follow along on Mowgli's journey as he is raised by wolves in the Indian Jungle, searches for acceptance, and ultimately must come face-to-face with his fate and Shere Khan. Full of lush new original artwork and dozens of interactive scenes that include animation, real-time physics, sound effects and narration designed to get readers lost in the story, Jungle Book Adapted for iPad introduces this timeless tale to a whole new generation of children.
Designed by Ben Roberts, Director of ePublishing at Smashing Ideas, formerly of Atomic Antelope and co-creator of Alice for the iPad, Jungle Book Adapted for iPad features both the full original stories “Mowgli’s Brothers,” “Kaa’s Hunting,” and “Tiger! Tiger!” and a newly abridged picture book version for younger readers. Throughout the app, users break Bagheera from his cage, assist Kaa in hypnotizing the monkeys, and even help Mowgli confront Shere Khan with a tap or swipe.
Whether reliving a childhood favorite or experiencing the story for the first time, users will be entranced by Mowgli’s story. For more information on Smashing Ideas and Random House Digital’s other bestselling book apps for kids, please visit http://www.rhkidsapps.com/.
About Smashing Ideas
Smashing Ideas (http://www.smashingideas.com), founded in 1996, has become one of the leading digital media agencies by creating immersive, interactive content that that engages users and generates meaningful results. Cartoon Network, Disney, GE, Mattel, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, Sony, Verizon Wireless and more have called upon the company to develop engaging, online and mobile experiences for their audiences. Smashing Ideas is based in Seattle, with offices in the U.K.
About Random House, Inc.
Random House, Inc. is the world’s trade-book market leader, a commercial and literary powerhouse publishing 10,000 new hardcovers, paperbacks, audio, and electronic books annually in the local languages of 16 countries, and selling 400 million books a year. More than 25,000 English- German- and Spanish-language titles are available as Random House, Inc. e-books. Random House, Inc. is home to many of the world’s most popular and culturally admired adult and children’s authors, including Nobel laureates and international leaders. It is a company of people who love books and who are passionate supporters of their authors, booksellers, and readers. (http://www.randomhouse.com).