We are excited that the worldwide community of Android users can now experience the humor of the Remix Series, the fun of the Witty Bitty Bunch, and the educational value of our reference apps.
LOS ANGELES, CA, October 23, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Quackenworth announced that it has released 13 interactive children's apps in the Google Play store
. The apps range in price from $.99 to $1.99 and will operate on phones or tablets with Android 2.2 or higher. The apps included in the released are:
The Remix Serie
s - A series of interactive remade classic children's stories. Each story contains animations, professional narration, character voices, vocabulary, and concept sketches.
: 4 to 8
The following apps are included in the Remix Series
The Gingerbread Scam
(remake of the Gingerbread Man
) -$1.99 - For hundreds of years, children from many lands have believed that the Gingerbread Man was eaten by a tricky fox, next to the river. The case was cold and no leads had surfaced for many years. Now, Sheriff Ramirez, with the assistance of the CIA, FBI, KGB, and the California Highway Patrol, has found evidence that shows that the Gingerbread Man may be living in Fairytale Land as a man named the Cornbread Man. With this new evidence, Sheriff Ramirez will prove to the world that the Gingerbread Man is alive and well. Find out the truth in the case of the century, now known as the Gingerbread Scam
The Three Little Figs
(Remake of the Three Little Pigs
) -$1.99 - The Three Little Figs: A Fruity Tale of Mischief and Trickery
offers a refreshing look at the classic tale, the Three Little Pigs
. Filled with new rhymes and characters, this interactive story stars three little figs and a very mischievous gopher. Instead of 'huffing and puffing,' the Gopher uses wit to lure the figs out of their house. But one of the figs is one step ahead of the gopher! See what happens in this hilarious remake of a classic children's tale. The story was written by David Hollaway and illustrated by Eric Weldon
Salmonella: A Germ-Packed Love Story
(Remake of Cinderella
) -$1.99 - Prince Polio has invited germs from all over Germania to the royal ball to dance the Perfect Dance before midnight. The special germ who accomplishes this feat will rule the mighty Kingdom of Germania with Prince Polio until the end of time. Will the lowly Salmonella get the opportunity to dance the Perfect Dance? Will Sally Shingles, Salmonella's fairy godmother, make it in time to help her? Not a chance if you ask her evil sisters Typhi and Enteria. See who will become the princess of Germania in Quackenworth's fourth story in the Remix Series, Salmonella: A Germ-packed Love Story. This story is a remake of the classic story, Cinderella. It was written by David Hollaway and illustrated by Jack Avetisyan. The story introduces readers to STEM concepts, with a high emphasis on science. Kids learn about the world of germs viruses, bacteria, etc.
Moldy Socks and the Three Little Hares
(Remake of Goldilocks and the Three Bears
) -$1.99 - Moldy Socks and the Three Little Hares is a remake of Goldilocks and the Three Little Bears. Find out how Papa Hare, Mother Hare, and Tiny Hare try to keep a fox with silky long locks, a lazy ox with chicken pox, and a talking box of rocks out of their house! The story was written by David Hollaway and illustrated by Jack Avetisyan.
The Silly Goats Bluff
(Remake of the Three Billy Goats' Gruff
) -$1.99 - Willy, Lily, and Billy want to cross a bridge to eat a big bowl of chili. However, Grant the Greedy Ant has staked his claim to the hearty meal. See how Grant attempts to stop three silly goats from eating the big bowl of chili in Quackenworth's fifth book in the Remix Series, The Silly Goats' Bluff. Written by David Hollaway and illustrated by Catfish Garcia, this story is a remake of the classic children's fairytale, The Three Billy Goats' Gruff.
The Witty Bitty Bunch
- a mix of interactive books that teaches children basic literacy skills including: short and long vowel sounds, rhyming, reading rhythm, alliteration, and sight words. Each story contains animations, professional narration, character voices, and a vocabulary activity.
: 2 to 6
The following apps are included in the Witty Bitty Bunch
Joe Has a Sore Toe
-$1.99 - Joe has to find someone to heal his sore toe. Who will it be? Moe the Enormous Elephant, Jim the Crabby Crow, or Dr House the Magnificent Mouse?
: Compassion and helping others
Pete Has Big Feet
-$1.99 - Pete needs to find shoes to fit his big feet. Who will have shoes to fit Pete's big feet? Mrs. Moore at the shoe store, Mr. Baker the shoemaker or Mr. Bernard at the boat yard?
Kim Likes to Swim
-$1.99 - Kim wants to find friends to swim with. Find out which of Kim's friends wants to take a swim.
: Fitness, friendship
Jenny Found a Penny
-$1.99 - Jenny finds a penny and wants to buy things. But will she have enough money? Find out what happens when Jenny attempts to buy things with her new penny.
: Saving and value
Mike Has a Bike
-$1.99 - Mike wants to find friends to ride his bicycle with. Who will it be? Jill and Phil on the hill? Clark the Clever Cat? Or Ike and Jay at the bay?
: Fitness, friendship
Paul is Tall
-$1.99 - Paul wants to find friends who will play basketball with him. See who will play basketball with Paul. The people in Montreal, Senegal, or in the Great Hall?
: Camaraderie, friendship
Quackenworth Reference apps
- A series of reference apps for both basic English and math.
The following apps are included in the Reference series
Quackenworth Math Reference
- $.99 - For students ages 9 to 14 who need a quick refresher or require extra help with basic arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and statistics. Some subjects have interactive features. The app contains over twenty vital subjects required for mastery of basic and intermediate math concepts.
Quackenworth English Reference
- $.99 - For students ages 9 to 14 who require extra help with fundamental English language topics. The app contains sixteen essential subjects required for mastery of basic English language.
With the addition of the current apps, this will bring Quackenworth's total app count to 16 in Google Play
. Currently, Quackenworth has 18 apps available for iPad and iPhone.Quackenworth
is a children's education and media company that specializes in publishing children's books, apps, educational curriculum, teacher management software, and online educational tools. The company also assists K-12 schools with developing programs and instructional strategies that integrate technology into the daily curriculum. In August of 2013 the company was selected as one of the winners of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Literacy Courseware Challenge
. Quackenworth is located in Culver City, California.