Funbrain Jr. Original Stories for Little Readers Launch as eBooks

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Compelling Tales of Fun and Adventure Now Available on Epic! and Me Books Mobile Apps

Through the Me Books and Epic! eBook apps, little readers and parents now have their favorite Funbrain Jr. stories and loveable characters at their fingertips, all in one place in a mobile library, wherever they are.

Little readers can now find their favorite original stories right on their smartphone or tablet with today’s launch of Funbrain Jr. eBooks, available via the Epic! and Me Books mobile apps. With the launch of these eBooks from the free website for the youngest learners, ages 2-6, kids and their parents can enjoy quirky characters, such as Brainy Blueberry, Captain Buckleswash, Berry Pinkwad, Daisy Nuzzlehead, Gonk and Wilma Wigsticker, on the go.

Written specifically to engage preschoolers and kindergartners with their colorful illustrations, these stories feature tales, such as the one told in “Brainy Blueberry and the Backpack Balloon.” In this original story for Funbrain Jr., Brainy Blueberry's favorite invention, his backpack balloon, floats away and he calls upon his friends for help. Captain Buckleswash, Wilma Wigsticker and the zany cast of characters jump into action, until finally the backpack is recovered. Or in “Gonk Wrecks Everything,” Gonk, a monster, is always getting into trouble because he destroys everything in his path. But when his friends finally get fed up, he gets creative and the result is amazing.

“Through the Me Books and Epic! eBook apps, little readers and parents now have their favorite Funbrain Jr. stories and loveable characters at their fingertips, all in one place in a mobile library, wherever they are,” said Cara Finnegan, Funbrain Jr.’s manager of parent engagement. “Plus, the Me Books app brings the stories to life with lively narration, allowing kids to follow along as they listen, building early literacy skills.”

Epic! is the only all-you-can-read eBook library for kids 12 and under with thousands of high quality children’s books, streamed instantly. Epic! is available on iPad® 2 and higher.

With Me Books, kids can build a library of the best books and comics on their smartphone or tablet. Me Books is available on iOS® and Android devices.

iPad and iOS are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

About Funbrain Jr. (FunbrainJr.com)
Funbrain Jr. (“A Fun Place to Learn”) helps preschoolers and kindergartners jumpstart their journey of learning with engaging games, stories and printables. Kids will love playing and learning with Funbrain Jr., and parents will love that they’re building math, early literacy and problem-solving skills, while also developing important computer skills. Come discover our world – sit together and play, or let your little learner explore Funbrain Jr. independently – it’s up to you!

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