Give your child the magic of language and
discover a fabulous Russian folk tale in this indispensable storybook
app for the iPad. Featuring beautiful, whimsical illustrations,
a translation and audio narration of the text in English, Russian,
Spanish and Chinese (including Pinyin), and beautifully crafted,
silky-smooth pages, Kolobok will delight and enchant young readers
all over the world.
No storytime is complete without this charming little book. Whether
reading about their hero or just listening to the captivating narrations,
your children can learn how the story looks and sounds in both familiar
and unfamiliar languages. They will love flipping through Kolobok’s
lush pages of vibrant, fresh illustrations, replicated faithfully
from the print version of the book. And they won’t even realize
that they are actively learning how to interact with the world of
multimedia – an incredibly useful skill in today’s society.
- Illustrations – behold a vibrant combination of realistic
photographs and cartoony computer graphics.
- Audio – listen to the narrated text in different languages
one page at a time or listen to the entire book in “Autoplay”
- Languages – select a language from the beginning or switch
to other languages on any page.
- Read and learn – turn your iPad and read one page at a
time in portrait format or two pages at once in landscape format.
- Visit the publisher’s web site and find bonus activities
ABOUT THE STORY:
Kolobok is a little round bun with big plans: escaping from Grandma
and Grandpa, he sets off on an adventure through the big green forest,
meeting colorful, delightful characters along the way. First-time
children’s book author and illustrator Natasha Bochkov retells
the classic fable beloved by generations of Russian children to
a new, international audience. This is a story about bravery and
cunning, but also about the foolish consequences of irresponsibility,
and Ms. Bochkov has made the characters come alive to tell their
Especially keeping in mind the unique demands of multilingual families,
a team of dedicated translators and focus groups collaborated in
the retelling of the original story into modern Russian, English,
Spanish, and Chinese. We hope you and your children cherish and
enjoy Kolobok as much as we enjoyed writing it!