Books for iPad and iPhone

The iPhone made reading more portable, but the iPad continues propelling the world digital publishing ever forward. Reading can now be a truly interactive experience. For a list of our favorite ereading apps and digital books for kids, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks for Best Books for iPhone and iPad.


Buy A Baby for the Storks on the App Store

A Baby for the Storks Personalizes the Story With Voice Recording

Makea Mobile Ltd introduces A Baby for the Storks, a new books app that lets users read and record a story for their child. Interactive and fun, children can listen to a story read with a familiar voice, while finding hidden, animated surprises on every page.

Amelia and Terror of the Night is a Superbly Interactive Storybook

Amelia and Terror of the Night is a Superbly Interactive Storybook

As an interactive storybook on the iPad, Amelia and Terror of the Night comes out on top for superb animation and more extensive interactions than most.

Sherlock Holmes for iPad is Classic Doyle with Modern Enhancements

Sherlock Holmes for iPad is Classic Doyle with Modern Enhancements

An interactive book featuring a small collection of the super sleuth's adventures, Sherlock Holmes for iPad delivers classic Doyle with a modern touch.

Share Something Special at Bedtime With Nighty Night HD - Winter Special

Share Something Special at Bedtime With Nighty Night HD - Winter Special

Nighty Night HD - Winter Special is an interactive bedtime story for young children featuring the soothing sounds and images of animals being put to bed.

Buy Henry's Christmas Adventures - how it all began on the App Store

JustKidsApps releases Henry Motlies Christmas Adventures 2.0

JustKidsApps, in partnership with The Motlies, today are thrilled to release an updated version of the bilingual iPad storybook Henry's Christmas Adventures. This free storybook introduces Henry the quirky reindeer and his rather unusual adventures with Santa Claus.

Buy Sherlock Holmes for the iPad on the App Store

Sherlock Holmes for the iPad

Sherlock Holmes for the iPad 1.0 is an interactive book app that presents the unique interactive reading experience with stunning animation and exclusive handmade illustrations created in original style.

Jungle Adventure Free Educational Kid's Game is a Wild Colorful Way to Learn

Jungle Adventure Free Educational Kid's Game is a Wild Colorful Way to Learn

Jungle Adventure is an interesting app that will take your children on a jungle adventure to find exotic and wildly colorful animals of all shapes and sizes.

Buy The Amazing Train- Where the adventure comes to life-Full story book 3D on the App Store

The Love at First Sight with a Country Became a Magical App for Children

PlaneTree Family Productions launches The Magnificent Travelling Palace 1.0.2, an updated version of the highly-acclaimed storybook app for the iPad. The Magnificent Travelling Palace draft was first written years ago by the developer of the App, Shoham D., on a small notepad during a long train ride in northern India.

Buy The Nutcracker Musical Storybook on the App Store

Holiday App Introduces Families to The Nutcracker Ballet - Free on Dec 1

This Saturday, December 1, Nutcracker Ballet fans will get the chance to download the acclaimed children's storybook app, The Nutcracker Musical Storybook 1.1, for free on iTunes from 12am through 11:59pm.

Tooth Monster HD Shows Kids What Happens When Plaque Attacks

Tooth Monster HD Shows Kids What Happens When Plaque Attacks

An interactive story book app for iPad, Tooth Monster HD aims to promote good oral hygeine and brushing habits for young kids.

Puss in Boots Interactive 3D Fairy Tale Pops Off the Digital Page With 3D

Puss in Boots Interactive 3D Fairy Tale Pops Off the Digital Page With 3D

Puss in Boots the Interactive 3D pop-up fairy tale is a fun and engaging take on the classic children’s story, by the developers at Cluepoint for IOS.

Buy Penelope – The opening adventure from Addison’s Tales on the App Store

Best Apps For Kids Presents Penelope

Dubbed an approduction by its developers, Penelope is the first work based on the manuscripts and music of transmedia author Cornelius Addison. The app has been constructed in Berlin with the involvement of master animators, illustrators, musicians and programmers.

Buy Brush of Truth - iPad edition on the App Store

Brush of Truth: Book App Offers Free Common Core-Aligned Lesson Plans

Brush of Truth, a book app for kids 8-12 recognized for its appeal to reluctant readers, is now offering free lesson plans that are aligned with Common Core State Standards. Curriculum can be downloaded from the StoryBayou website.

Buy Harry and the Haunted House – Wanderful interactive storybook in English and Spanish on the App Store

Harry and the Haunted House Wins Childrens Technology Review Award

Wanderful, Inc. has been awarded the prestigious Editor's Choice Award for from Children's Technology Review for its interactive storybook, Harry and the Haunted House. "Harry" is the fourth title originally published by Living Books to be enhanced and updated for iOS devices by Wanderful.

Buy Manga Rock - Best Manga Reader on the App Store

Manga Rock 2s version 1.4 release adds Chinese localization and source

Not A Basement Studio released version 1.4 of the popular Manga Rock 2 app today. Previously, the app has been localized in 6 languages and has satisfied millions of manga lovers around the world.