InteractBooks held a contest this winter where it encouraged independent children book authors and illustrators to use their software to create an interactive version of their book .
They have now chosen a date to announce the winners of their interactive children’s book building contest. On Sunday, April 15, 2012, winners will be announced via webinar at 1pm CST. Five winners will receive various prizes including an Apple IMac with an IPad for the first place winner and other prizes for the remaining top four entries.
InteractBooks is a software developer that provides tools for non – programmers to create high quality e -books, and other media in an interactive format that make effective use of touch – screen tablets and smart phone devices.
Currently it is available for the IPad, IPod Touch, and IPhone devices, the InteractBooks app will soon be running on the Android devices including the Amazon Kindle Fire and the Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet. The app is also being ported to run on windows phone devices later this year.Our winner this contest was The Champion Hare, written and built by Gwen Christie and illustrated by Paul Wrangles.
The InteractBuilder is a free software download which runs on Macs and Windows PC’s that works in conjunction with the InteractBooks App allowing users to create their own interactive books. With the help of a comprehensive library of video tutorials and a network of technical support, the tool has become the most effective resource for children’s book authors, illustrators and presenters wishing to enter into the wonderful world of interactive media.
In addition to featuring books in its own interactive book store, InteractBooks also offers the ability to publish interactive books as stand along apps.
Watch the replay of our webinar announcing the winners.