iPad applications

Enjoy a choice selection of fun and charming applications now available from The Secret Mountain catalogue. Each application is based one of three award-winning stories, originally penned as a storybook-music CD, but are now available for the iPad!

The Little Blue Doggy for iPad!

There's no one like our good friend Snag, The Little Blue Doggy with a red cotton tail. This is the story of how one day while his parents are out, he winds up in a stitch of trouble with a gang of hungry mites! This engaging story was written by Lionel Daunais and illustrated by Marie LaFrance, with music performed by Michelle Campagne, Paul Campagne, and Davy Gallant.

The life of Snag!

• Charming story of courage and perseverance
• Delightful musical performances
• Beautiful illustrations created by Marie LaFrance
• Superior recording quality
• A captivating reading experience
• Beautifully designed with quick and easy navigation

Three features to enjoy:

• Read the animated story-song
• Listen to the narration and theme song
• Sing the theme in karaoke

The Little Blue Doggy from The Secret Mountain on Vimeo.

Purchase this app at the App Store,  – Price: $3.99

Read about the original storybook-music CD!

 

Sunday in Kyoto!

Recently selected as one of School Library Journal's top 10 apps of 2012, Sunday in Kyoto captures the fantastical life of Cajun Musician old man Joe and his life in old Kyoto. Here, he spends magical Sunday afternoons with his wife, sipping tea and playing music with interesting friends! This story was written by Canadian Hall of Fame folk-singer, Gilles Vigneault, and illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch.

Music and friends!

• Inspiring story-song that conveys friendship, culture, and creativity
• Enchanting musical performances
• Beautiful illustrations by Stéphane Jorisch
• Superior recording quality
• A wonderful reading experience
• User-friendly navigation

Three features to enjoy:

• Read the animated story-song
• Listen to the narration and theme song
• Sing the theme song in karaoke

What the press is saying:

"I’m utterly enchanted with this app. The story, the music,… and the visuals work in perfect harmony. There’s something very soothing about it, which I suspect children will respond to as well."        —Daryl Grabarek, SLJ Touch and Go Blog

Purchase this app at the App Store,  – Price: $3.99

Read about the original storybook-music CD!

 

A Duck in New York City!

This heartwarming app is the story of a brave little duck from the prairie who has big dreams of going to New York to do his ducky dance on Broadway! Find out how he overcomes his adventurous journey! A Duck in New York City is based on the award-winning storybook-Music CD created by Connie Kaldor, and illustrated by Fil & Julie.

Something to quack about!

• Heartwarming, engaging story about self-esteem and following your dreams
• Stunning illustrations and sophisticated animation
• Superb musical performances by Connie Kaldor
• Exceptional recording quality
• Highly readable, engaging experience and age-appropriate
• Beautifully designed with quick and easy navigation

Three features to enjoy:

• Read the animated story-song
• Listen to the narration and theme song
• Sing the theme song in karaoke

Purchase this app at the App Store,  – Price: $3.99

Read the about the original storybook-music CD!