What's New

Removed app icon highlighting, and added credits for German narrator.

App Description

WE PUT THE FUN BACK IN READING!

PadGadget called this app "a brilliant way to help children"

Glendale Chronicle: "astonishing display of pictorial and textural quality"

The App is for children with:
dyslexia, reading issues, FASD, slow readers, autism, LD, and other language based issues.

This App is also for children and adults who:
want to learn a foreign language. The app is available in English, Spanish, French, and German!!

This exciting and innovative reading app is designed for children 8+ years old! Anybody can read this, but it is especially great for children with general reading, dyslexia, and/or language based processing issues. Reading cannot be enjoyed when it is difficult, but this eReading app puts the fun back into reading! This app might even inspire the reader to read more!

Jonathan Swift wrote Gulliver's Travels in 1727. In order to make it easier for struggling readers to read, we took the first part of the book (Voyage to Lilliput) and abridged it and rewrote it into modern English. This allows for the main ideas in the story to be retained, but the reader will experience an easier to follow the story. We created 32 beautiful original illustrations to enhance the experience.

Options are all located on EACH page:

Narrator on/off
Auto page turn on/off
Highlighting text on/off
Going to a specific chapter
Bookmark a page on/off
Repeat reading of the paragraph
Globe to switch between English and Spanish

This app uses the auditory, visual, and kinesthetic senses in order to decode the words, read easier, and learn faster. The auditory sense is supported by the narrator reading the text at a slightly slower pace, clearly pronouncing the individual words, without it becoming annoying. The reader has total control over the narration. There is an option bar on every page that allows for selection of the narrator on & off. When tapping inside the paragraph, the narrator reads it again in whatever language you have chosen.

The eReading app has 32 gorgeous original illustrations, specifically created for the Gulliver's Travel story application. These illustrations provide additional contextual clues for struggling readers, as well as provide stunning visual additions to the story. Having interesting illustrations engages the reader more, hence finding it more interesting to read.

Lastly, the kinesthetic aspect engages those people who like to touch and be involved in their reading. This app provides total control through the ability to swipe forward and backward on every page, reread a paragraph, and turn the Option bar on/off.

Although the eReading: Gulliver's Travels app. works on every generation of iTouch, iPhone, and iPad, it is optimally viewed on the iPad due to the larger viewing area.

Please direct questions, comments, and suggestions to: [email protected]

eReadingbook.com is a member of the Moms with Apps, a collaborative group of family friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids and families.
Recommended ages: 8-10, 11-12, Parents
Categories: Book, Classics, Foreign Languages, Reading, Sight Words, Phonics, Spelling, Vocabulary, Special Needs

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 14, 2014 Initial release

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