What's New

- optimized for full 64-bit performance
- bug fixes

App Description

Join Chester Racoon in this interactive book app as his mother shares a family secret called The Kissing Hand to help ease his fears about going to school. Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. A New York Times #1 bestseller, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic, touching the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of separation.

Explore the Story:
- ENCOURAGE literacy skills with highlighted narration
- LEARN new vocabulary with tappable words and pictures
- RECORD your own narration & share it with others
- SELECT a scene with easy-to-use navigation
- KEEP kids in the story with parental controls 

Designed for children ages 3-8


The Reviews Are In:
- "4 stars out of 4. Download this one. It is special" - USA Today
- "An essential book app...for any digital library" - Digital Storytime
- "A must-read for all families" - KinderTown


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Official Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company licensed app.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 15, 2014 Initial release
  • August 16, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • August 28, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • December 08, 2016 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • December 23, 2016 New version 2.7.2
  • January 04, 2017 Price increase: $1.99 -> $3.99