“Harold & The Purple Crayon” Book App

Would you believe that "Harold and the Purple Crayon" is out in a book app for iPad? Yes, of course you would. And it's just as good as you'd imagine it to be. Mary Ann Scheuer  of Great Kid Books is our very first organizer in this brand-new category, and she had a lot of fun with that legendary purple crayon.

Scheuer is a pioneer in this genre and has been helping parents and educators find the best apps to nencourage imagination and reading. In reviewing "Harold," she notes how the app updates the classic story:

Harold's journey is animated, but in a way that stays very true to the simplicity of the original story. You follow Harold through his imaginary world, seeing the dragon roar or the ship sailing. But most of the details of this world are still left to the child's imagination.

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