If you are the author of a children's book, is it an e-book yet? More and more children are reading on gadgets and gizmos, though I don't see the attraction. They do, however, and it's up to us to be ready. Keep this in mind, whether you take action now or later, to offer your book or books as electronic reading.
One of my favorite books for my pre-schoolers was A Child's Garden of Verses (Robert Louis Stevenson). Now, a companion coloring book is also available.
A favorite for my choices was formatted by ages, Honey for a Child's Heart. Now, there's Exhausted Rapunzel: Tales of Modern Castle Life-my favorite for family laughs by adults and children.
Children's e-book news from TGDaily.com:
"...Barnes & Noble has turned its attention to a group of consumers with ...a strong place in the world of literature - children.
"The #1 brick-and-mortar bookseller has launched a new version of its Nook and online Nook store, called Nook Kids. There will soon be a special "Nook Kids" app for the iPad, iPhone, and other Nook-enabled devices. Additionally, Barnes & Noble will launch NookKids.com early next week.
"The new kid-centric marketing approach will bring more than 12,000 children's books, aimed at the 3- to 8-year-old market, to the digital scene. Much like how children today are growing up alongside computers, it seems logical they should start using e-readers from an early age as well...." Click here to read it all.
(c) Jean Purcell