by Digital Storytime, iStoryTime and Kirkus Review
What would you do with 12 little DINOSAURS?
Dino-Store is a new interactive storybook that is funny, creative, and beautifully illustrated. It’s filled with dino mischief and surprises for kids to discover by touching the images on the screen. Perfect for the classroom, bedtime, or anywhere!
*** Funny, creative, and beautifully illustrated.
*** 23 pages full of surprises for kids to discover.
*** Perfect for classroom, home, bedtime or on the go reading.
*** Read to yourself or follow along options.
*** Easy navigation for kids of all ages.
Dino-Store was hatched by award winning poet and writer Roger Sedarat while writing a funny story for his two boys. After hearing the story, his wife Janette Afsharian a children’s game developer and website designer decided it had to be brought to the world. With the very talented and award winning illustrator Trade Loeffler and amazing animator Shannon Palmer her company Bluemarker.com LLC brought to life this cute 23 page interactive storybook iPad App.
Developer Primary Clients:
Clients include PBS, Scholastic Inc., PBS, Wiley Publishing, Little Brown Book and Barnes & Noble.
2 Emmy Nominations, 2013 Web Producers of PBS’s Chuck Vanderchuck.
PBS New York Wins, 2012 Silver W3 for best children’s site “Oh Noah!”
Emmy Nomination, 2012 Art Direction for PBS’s “Oh Noah!”
Emmy Nomination, 2012 Animation for PBS’s “Oh Noah!”2012
Emmy Nomination, 2010 Art Direction for PBS’s Artopia
Emmy Nomination, 2010 Animation for PBS’s Artopia
Emmy Nomination, 2008 Art Direction for PBS’s Cyberchase
Roger Sedarat, the author of two poetry collections, began writing children’s literature while reading and making up stories with his two young sons. The setting of Dino-Store, his first picture book, is loosely based on his neighborhood grocery store in Montclair, NJ, where he frequently takes both of his boys shopping. He teaches poetry and literary translation in the MFA Program at Queens College, City University of New York.
Trade Loeffler, has illustrated two children’s books, Zig and Wikki in Something Ate My Homework, and Zig and Wikki In The Cow. Both are part of the TOON Books for Early Readers series of comics published by RAW Junior. He lives in New York City with his wife, Annalisa, and son, Clark.
Bluemarker.com LLC’s Founded by Janette Afsharian(Executive Director & Designer) and Shannon Palmer (Creative Director, Animator & Illustrator), has designed, animated and coded 100s of websites and several web, DS, and DVDs games for PBS, Scholastic Inc., Barnes & Noble, Wiley Publishing, Cyberchase, Great Performances, Nature, ISpy, Harry Potter, Bone, Dear Diary, Animal Genius, The Muppets and many more.
It’s on sale for 1.99¢. There are no in-app advertising. You wont be asked to buy more once you download. We wanted kids to enjoy the book and not be advertised to. Hope you enjoy Dino-Store. We had a great time making it.