UK Children’s Digital Reading Start-up Me Books Launches in U.S.

[Press Release]

Me Books: the evolution of eBooks – now available to download via the app store on your iPad & iPhone

More than 80 of the world’s most cherished children’s picture books

Unique ‘Me Book’ features & celebrity narrators

‘Read. Listen. Record. Save’

For immediate release

Me Books USA – a new reading experience

Me Books, the multi-award winning independent digital children’s book shop for the iPad and iPhone is proud to announce the launch of Me Books USA.

Me Books are the ultimate digital reading experience for children. Me Books boast unique ‘draw and record’ technology; meaning storytellers can ‘Read. Listen. Record. Save’ up to three versions of each tale. Created by family run London studio ‘Made in Me’, Me Books present an all new reading experience.

Now families all over the USA can enjoy reading and recording their own versions of more than 80 of the worlds most cherished children’s books together.

James Huggins, MD of Made in Me said: ‘As a father of two young children myself, I know just how magical story time can be for the whole family. We have lovingly crafted Me Books to give families the best of both worlds; the experience of a great book with the convenience and functionality of new technology. Me Books is your friendly local bookshop in the palm of your hand. We handpick each Me Book so parents can be sure that their children are browsing a safe, curated collection of the most cherished stories – with a few hidden gems in there too. We can’t wait to share the Me Books experience with our friends in the USA.’
Free to download from the app store.

The Me Books app is free to download from the app store to your iPad or iPhone. It comes preloaded with the Ladybird Classic Little Red Riding Hood Me Book narrated by Adam Buxton. By creating a free account and joining the Me Books club, users can also get a free copy of the beautiful ‘I Don’t Want to go to Bed!’ by Julie Sykes and Tim Warnes, published by Little Tiger Press. There is no subscription, readers are free to browse the Me Books Shop and build their own personal library via safe in app purchases. Me Books are priced between $0.99 and $2.99.
A Trusted local bookshop.

Each Me Book has been carefully selected and lovingly produced by the family run Me Books team. The Me Books Shop is a curated collection and a trusted source for families meaning little storytellers can safely explore.

 

Bursting with classics.

With more than 80 of the best loved children’s books currently on shelf and new titles being added each week, the Me Books Shop is bursting with amazing titles from Ladybird Classic Fairytales and Beatrix Potter to modern favourites such as Not Now Bernard, Elmer and Apple Pie ABC.

Read. Listen. Record. Save.
Me Books has created unique, patented ‘draw and record’ technology to capture the magic of stories. By tracing an area on the screen, then pressing and holding it down to record, readers can capture their own sounds and voices and save them as interactive ‘hotspots.’
Celebrity narrators.

Enjoy being read to by celebrity narrators including Richard E.Grant and Sir David Jason.

Exclusive content.

Every single Me Book features exclusive material, often written by the best selling authors themselves. Tap on an animal or character anywhere through the text and discover a new richness to the story.

‘Me Books allows you to bottle the magic of storytelling as you build a truly personal library of some of the most popular children’s books ever published’ – James Huggins, MD Made in Me

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