Ten iPad Apps Based On Classic Children’s Book

Kids are growing up reading on iPads today. In hopes that they’ll still read classic books, we’ve made a list of ten iPad books apps based on classic children’s books. This list is not comprehensive. Help us expand it by adding your favorite kids book apps in the comments.

1. Green Eggs and Ham: “One of the best-selling children’s books of all time, ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ is now available as an omBook for your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.”

2. Goldilocks And The Three Bears: “Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest. Pretty soon, she came upon a house. She knocked and, when no one answered, she walked right in …”

3. Alice For The iPad: “Tilt your iPad to make Alice grow big as a house, or shrink to just six inches tall. Enjoy Alice in Wonderland digitally remastered for the iPad.Throw tarts at the Queen of Hearts – they realistically bounce off her. Witness the Cheshire Cat disappear, and help the Caterpillar smoke his hookah pipe.”
4. Lady And The Tramp: “A cocker spaniel named Lady meets Tramp, a scruffy dog who shows her the town.”

5. The Velveteen Rabbit: “Meryl Streep shares the tale of love so powerful it can turn a toy bunny into a real rabbit. Read along, play along, and record your voice with apps for families from Ruckus Media!”

6. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star: “An enhanced 3D interactive eBook you can See, Hear and Touch. Experience Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star in a richer, interactive and more rewarding new way.” ($2.99)

7. Jack And The Beanstalk: “Experience Jack and the Beanstalk like never before in this wonderfully illustrated storybook, featuring over 30 pages of interactivity which your child will enjoy. This timeless tale comes alive with audio narration, read-along text, and interactive games and features. Each page contains a hidden surprise! Come and dive into the pages of Jack and the Beanstalk and join Jack in his adventure to defeat the giant!”

8. The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse: “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse is a beautiful interactive retelling of Aesop’s famous fable that teaches children an important lesson about how to be content with what you have & value the important things in life.”

9. The Berenstain Bears Learn To Share: “So, sharing’s fun. It’s good to do, and lots of times— it’s easy, too. And if you share it’s also true your fellow bear will share with you! What’s more fun than spending alone time? Spending time with friends and family!”

10. The Tortoise and The Hare: “The Tortoise and the Hare is a beautiful interactive retelling of Aesop’s famous fable that teaches children an important lesson about the value of determination and hard work. See it come to life with fabulous interactive activities your children are sure to enjoy.”