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August 29, 2015

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Warren Buckleitner Curates a Starter Set of Apps

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You might say that the iPad’s been cursed by its own success—full of mid-to-low quality apps that tease kids with free offers. Here’s a starter list of better apps, with something for every youngster.

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New from Nosy Crow! Snow White | Touch and Go

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Nosy Crow’s list of fairy tales has scooped up a number of accolades including the prestigious BolognaRagazzi Digital Award in the fiction category. Their latest app features the same quirky storytelling and smart interactivity that has enchanted children since their first production was released.

Nosy Crow’s ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’ | Touch and Go

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The award-winning British digital developer with a distinct approach to fairy tales has a new app, and it’s something to crow about.

Nosy Crow’s ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ | Touch and Go

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Little Red Riding Hood receives a thoroughly charming update in Nosy Crow’s latest production.

An Endearing Creature, A Forbidding Environ | Touch and Go

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Spring may have finally arrived, but penguins are never out of season with kids. The latest entry in Nosy Crow’s “Rounds” series offers a blend of fact and fiction on the life cycle of these aquatic creatures, while ‘Antarctica’ by Kids Discover delivers photos and text on one of the places these birds can be found.

Touch and Go | Animal Fact and Fiction

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It’s no secret children love learning about animals, and picture books about them are some of the most popular titles in libraries. Three apps combining story and facts about animal life have recently been made available. “Touch and Go’s” reviewers took at look at them.