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The Year of the Dragon in 3D – A Peek ‘n Play Story App


Video courtesy of MobadMedia: 2012 is the Year of the Dragon! Dominic’s proud parents rule the sea and sky, advise the Emperor, and have high expectations for their son. Meanwhile Dom befriends the boy Bo and the other zodiac animals, who wish to paddle a boat in the village’s annual river race. But when other people and Dom’s parents disapprove, what will Dom do? Discover Dom’s ingenious solution in this enthusiastic tale!

Mobad Media transforms Oliver Chin’s fantastic children’s book into an extraordinary 3D experience for the iPad, iPhone 4, and Mac.

This stunning app also makes a great gift for anybody born in 2012 and any of the other Years of the Dragon.

★ 1916 ★ 1928 ★ 1940 ★ 1952 ★ 1964 ★ 1976 ★ 1988 ★ 2000 ★ 2012 ★ 2024 ★

People born in the Year of the Dragon are strong and passionate, as well as idealistic and independent. But they can flare with emotion and be temperamental risk-takers. However, dragons are energetic and shoulder responsibility well, which make them the most reliable companions.

Praise for the hardcover release:

“Favorite Chinese New Year Books for Kids: a planned 12-book series that introduces children to the animals of the Chinese zodiac. Oliver Chin introduces young readers to the characteristics of each zodiac animal through lively stories accompanied by exuberant illustrations.” – China Sprout

“This bright and playful story makes the ancient tradition of the Chinese zodiac accessible to children everywhere.” – Paper Tigers

“Chin continues to creatively reveal the virtues of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac through his series.” – BookDads

“I simply love this book. The richness of the color and the content…The Year of the Dragon is simply fantastic.” – Mike Lee, Tien Wah Press

“Perfect timing with the Lunar New Year.” – Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

“Thanks so much for letting me see your work – it’s really fantastic.” – Samantha Brody, associate editor of Scholastic’s Parent & Child magazine

• “Read To Me” highlights the words to improve reading skills
• “I Can Read” allows reading at your own pace
• Individual words can be tapped and multiple words selected to hear that section of the story played back
• Interactive surprises and hidden objects on every page
• Original music and soothing narration
• Hints can be turned on to assist in finding interactive thingamabobs
• Auto Play available if you want to watch the story unfold like a movie

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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