children’s digital reading

School Zone Publishing Debuts Kids’ Tablet

[Press Release] School Zone Publishing Introduces School Zone Little Scholar, a New Interactive Educational Experience for Children Charlie and Company Original Educational Kids Video Series, Educational Apps, Songs, & Other Early Learning Content Launching Exclusively On the School Zone Little Scholar October 16, 2013 GRAND HAVEN, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–School Zone Publishing, the leading expert in...

Half of Russian Kids are Reading Digitally

A new study from Digital Parenting Russia and Tvidi.Ru, a substantial internet platform for children between 6 and 16 year of age, conducted a survey earlier this summer on the e-reading habits of Russian kids. Related: Back to School in an E-reading World, the latest report from DBW and Play Collective, looks carefully at...

Webcast: Lighter Backpacks — Ebooks and E-Reading Go Back to School

On September 11, Digital Book World and PlayCollective presented a webcast on children’s e-reading habits. Registration for this event is over. If you are a member you can find the recording in our webcast archives. The way children read and learn is quickly changing. E-reading devices and tablet computers are quickly becoming ubiquitous in...

When Print Meets Digital in Children’s Reading: Sparkup Magical Book Reader

The Sparkup Magical Book Reader is meant to work with any print picture book and offers read-along functionality via pre-recording. [Press Release] Make Stories Come Alive with the Sparkup® Magical Book Reader Available for Purchase starting July 20th on QVC’s “Christmas in July” A new product has arrived today that promises to reignite both...

ebooks, children's publishing, books, physical books

Are Ebooks Worse for Kids Than Paper Books?

Two recent surveys on children and digital books have generated headlines hinting at ebooks’ negative influence on kids. Are these reports two more sources of data proving that digital books are worse for children than paper books? Where, exactly, is the proof that ebooks are poor choices for kids? Last month, the UK’s National Literacy Trust concluded...