Renowned Children's Book Author Brings Classics to iPhone

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New York Times Best Selling Children's author Steven Kroll teams with iKids Play to bring creative play to iPhone and iPod Touch.

iKids Play on iPhone

While nothing will ever replace the enjoyment and satisfaction of print books, it is important that we engage today's young readers in the medium they are growing up with.

iKids Play™ and renowned children's author Steven Kroll introduce the third book in the iKids Play iPhone™ application collection, 'It's April Fools Day!'. Based on the print version of the picture book, this children's classic comes to life through five fun activities in one application. This positive alternative to gaming allows kids the ability to interact with 'It's April Fools Day!' through rub and reveal, coloring book, video story time, paint and read along options.

Steven Kroll, author of over 90 children's books said, "While nothing will ever replace the enjoyment and satisfaction of print books, it is important that we engage today's young readers in the medium they are growing up with." Kroll continues, "iKids Play is a perfect marriage between tradition and technology."

iKids Play, part of the iKids Apps™ portfolio, was designed for the iPhone and iPod Touch in conjunction with school teachers, moms and kids to provide a positive alternative to gaming. The five-in-one application provides fun book-related activities to keep kids ages 2-10 busy while traveling, shopping, at restaurants, at sibling sporting events, or waiting at the doctor's office.

iKids Play currently offers iPhone/iPod Touch applications for two other children's titles, 'A Caterpillar's Dream' and 'A Creek Runs Down Our Street', as well as podcasts for a host of other children's titles. Priced at $2.99, the iKids Play applications offer five activities in one, and can inspire a child's love of reading by combining their favorite titles with cutting edge technology, and fun!

About iKids Play
iKids Play, by Idea Stream Productions LLC, part of the iKids Apps portfolio, offers five creative play activities in one iPhone/iTouch application. Each app, based on a different children's picture book, provides a positive alternative to gaming for children ages 2-10. iKids Play introduces new children's titles each month. Learn more at http://www.iKidsPlay.com .

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