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Random House Releases New Kids Book App

Random House Children’s Books has partnered with digital media agency Smashing Ideas for a kids’ book app for the iPad called Wild About Books.

The eBook is based on the New York Times bestselling print title Wild About Books, by Judy Sierra and illustrated by Marc Brown, about a librarian that teaches animals to read. The digital version includes16 animated scenes that readers can interact with. This includes the ability to make monkeys flip, beach balls bounce, animals stampede and bears burp.

This is the first release from the Random House Smashing Ideas partnership, but the two companies have other projects in the works including interactive digital versions of Little Golden Books.

The Wild About Books app, which launches today, retails for $7.99, but is currently available for a special price of $4.99.

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