Children's Pirate Book for iPad Global eBook Awards Finalist! | The Day I Became A Pirate

eBook Award FinalistThe 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.

Talk Like A Pirate DayWinners 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.

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