About Elmo’s Big Birthday Bash! – A Step Into Reading App
Get ready to learn to read with Elmo! This 30+ page interactive birthday story includes helpful reading tools, silly Sesame fun, and 3 exciting games designed to practice early reading skills. Narrated by Bob from Sesame Street!
– Exclusive, brand-new interactive story that will have children giggling as they play party letter and word games and have fun with their friends at a monster-filled birthday bash!
– 3 hands-on games with Elmo: Practice upper and lowercase letters, learn letter sounds, and match rhyming words—skills that are building blocks for strong readers!
-Rich reading tools: Tap on any word to hear it read out loud, and hear definitions and fun questions for select vocabulary words. Great for kids who are eager to begin reading!
– Silly Sesame Street fun: Celebrate Elmo’s birthday with Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Abby Cadabby, and the rest of the gang. Narrated by Bob McGrath (“Bob”), a fixture on Sesame Street for more than 40 years.
-High quality Retina graphics optimized for the new iPad
-Helpful Parent Tips: Hints and ideas to help make reading fun, from the education experts at Sesame Workshop and Random House Children’s Books.
THREE WAYS TO READ:
-Record-your-voice: It’s easy to record your voice to play on each page. Perfect for traveling parents and early readers!
-Read-along: Watch and listen as words are highlighted while the text is read aloud. Interact with the illustrations for even more birthday fun!
-Auto-play: Watch and listen as the story is read aloud, and pages turn automatically.
Kama Einhorn is a children’s book editor on the staff of a major New York publisher and a freelancer who specializes in educational materials for young children. She’s the author of a number of children’s books.
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Apr 25, 2012| 2-5 years