The Day I Became A Pirate, an award-winning interactive book app for the iPad, was named this year’s Best Multimedia In An eBook at Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards.
The Day I Became A Pirate features engaging sounds, immersive illustrations and interactive animations. A children’s interactive book app for the iPad, The Day I Became A Pirate by Cary Snowden edged past remarkable competition to become this year’s top multimedia experience for young readers.
“I am so proud to win a Best-Of category as a first-time author” said Snowden. “It was thrilling to be selected by Dan Poynter as a finalist in two categories this year, one also for Zach Clough‘s amazing illustrations, and to win a top category is an exciting acknowledgement of the hard work we put into making a great book app.”
The Day I Became A Pirate is a children’s book for the iPad, available in the iTunes App Store. This interactive book app features outstanding illustrations and an engaging multimedia experience including an original pirate song and interactive character animations. The award-winning rhyming story is interesting, fun and entertaining for children ages 5 and up.
The children’s book also includes two fun puzzles that can be solved by finding hidden messages. The Day I Became A Pirate is a perfect way to get ready for Talk Like A Pirate Day.
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 51.8 MB
Pricing and Availability:
The Day I Became A Pirate 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category.
Download the official pirate announcement in PDF.
The Day I Became A Pirate has been named a finalist by judges for Dan Poynter’s Global Ebook Awards! …in two categories!
The Day I Became A Pirate Book App has been selected as a finalist in two categories for Dan Poynter’s prestigious Global eBook Awards. Categories include Best Illustration In Children’s Fiction, and Best Multimedia In An eBook.
Winners will be announced at the Global Ebook Awards ceremony and dinner in Santa Barbara on August 18, 2012 and will be posted online August 20, 2012.
Finalists were selected by a panel of judges from a pool of over 250 specialized category experts. Judges range from book bloggers to reviewers, librarians, book club, and reading circle members, as well as professional critics and subject matter experts in the category they prefer.
Books are judged both objectively and subjectively, incorporating a standardized score sheet for objective metrics and considerations for subjective input from industry experts.
The Day I Became A Pirate is a children’s book for the iPad, available in the iTunes App Store. As recognized by Dan Poynter’s organization, The Day I Became A Pirate features outstanding illustrations and engaging multimedia including sounds, voices, and character animation. The well-received rhyming story is interesting, fun and exciting and very entertaining for children ages 5 and up. The book app includes two puzzles that can be solved by finding hidden messages, and features a first-of-its-kind Pirate X-Ray Machine.
More information an links can be found at http://thedayibecameapirate.com
The Day I Became A Pirate has been nominated in four categories in Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards. The Global eBook Awards are held annually and focus on eBooks and Book Apps in a wide array of categories.
The Day I Became A Pirate has been accepted by Dan Poynter in the following four categories:
- Fiction – Children’s Literature
- Fiction – Children’s Picture Books
- Best Multimedia in an eBook
- Best Illustration in Children’s Fiction
Keep your fingers crossed and I’ll keep you posted on our progress!