Our Playful Products...
Mark's Design Book
Understanding Kids, Play, and Interactive Design is a comprehensive guide that offers magical techniques to creating award-winning titles for kids. Learn the best-kept secrets of the masters, from understanding ages and stages and how that applies to design, identifying and using over 20 play patterns, to adding delightful audio, humor, and the magic of surprise. This book offers everything you need to know to create joyful experiences that keep kids coming back again and again for more.
With a full color interior, this book has hundreds of photos and cartoons that illustrate the concepts and add humor, insight, and interest.
Noodle Words App
Noodle Words – Actions, the first of a line of our own Apps, is designed to offer emerging readers a playful place for language acquisition and word comprehension. Kids of all ages can explore at their own pace, and develop a love of word play through direct interaction.
It won the 2012 KAPi Award for Best Educational Product of The Year, received the Parent’s Choice Gold Award, the Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award, and has been featured by Apple in New & Noteworthy, What’s Hot, and Learning & Language.
Harry and the Haunted House App
Harry and the Haunted House is a story about how imagination can make things seem scarier than they really are. Harry and his friends must retrieve their lost baseball from the “haunted house” across the field.
Originally a paper and CD-ROM interactive book that sold over 300,000 copies in 5 languages, now rereleased on the iOS and Android platforms. Read and play with the fully animated pages, where everything comes to life for hours of delightful story fun. US English and Spanish included with French version available as an in-app upgrade. Winner of the Editor’s Choice Award from Children’s Technology Review.
Wanderful Interactive Storybook Apps
Originally introduced in 1992 by Brøderbund Software, Living Books were the industry’s ﬁrst highly interactive animated storybooks embraced by educators, praised by parents and cherished by children. Years ahead of their time, the multi-language Living Books won numerous awards and were cited for their ground-breaking technology in keynote addresses by senior executives of both Apple and Microsoft. Twenty years later, Wanderful has assembled key members of the original Living Books team to re-invent the wildly popular interactive storybooks for today's digital devices.