[Source: prMac] Sydney, Australia – Treasure Bound Books Pty Ltd today announced that “Treasure Kai and the Lost Gold of Shark Island” won “Best in Category” for Apps at the 2nd Annual New Media Film Festival in San Francisco honoring “The Best in New Media” this week.
“If you’re going to use an app for kids, this a really cool adventure to go on,” said event director, Susan Johnston, at the award ceremony; adding that the storybook for children delivers “…many, many different ways to go on a treasure hunt.”
“We’re thrilled by this win and are celebrating by slashing our app price in half November 16-20 to just $1.99,” author Karen Robertson said. “We’ve had such fantastic feedback from our readers and parents and are honored to be recognized by the New Media Film Festival as well.”
The New Media Film Festival is dedicated to the creation, development, and distribution of new media content in all forms and across all platforms. New Media Film Festival brings together CEOs, artists, media and technology professionals, and attendees in an intimate environment where they can experience great cinema through stories worth telling.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 43.2 MB
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The “Treasure Kai” book app sends kids on a hunt for gold using a twist on the choose-your-adventure format. Named a Digital Storytime “Top 25 Most Essential Children’s Book App” and especially designed to engage reluctant readers, “Treasure Kai” is on sale November 16-20 for just $1.99 (USD), down from $3.99. (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
Located in Sydney, Australia, Treasure Bound Books Pty Ltd creates interactive books apps and companion online content for kids. The developer is committed to bringing children all over the world dynamic digital reading experiences that inspire a love for reading. All Material and Software (C) 2007-2011 Treasure Bound Books Pty Ltd / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, the iPod logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.