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Classic Children's Books as Apps

Classic Children's Books as Apps

Here’s a list of kids’ all-time favorite books as apps!

When kids fall in love with a book, they want to read it again and again. Here’s a way they can do that using your device. All of these books feature digital magic so words may highlight, illustrations may move, and some provide animation and interactions. And all are wonderful to read!
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Moo, Baa, La La La! - by Sandra Boynton


Toddlers interact with animals in this Sandra Boynton classic that is darling, whimsical, and hilarious!

Blue Hat, Green Hat - Boynton


This gleeful app is a madcap adventure about getting dressed. It stars four animals donning colorful clothing, but the turkey can't seem to figure out what goes where. Merriment ensues!

Barnyard Dance! - Boynton


Sandra Boynton's board book comes alive as an app. Kids help the silly animals dance and party to fun banjo music.

The Going to Bed Book


Adapted from Sandra Boynton's beloved board book, this charming app about 10 animals going to bed captivates kids by including them in the silly late-night shenanigans.

Pat the Bunny


The classic tactile book gets a digital makeover that is special.

Elmo Loves You!

2.99 - 3.99

Snuggle up with Elmo to learn about the meaning of love.

My Very Hungry Caterpillar


Frolic with the famous Very Hungry Caterpillar in this reimagined world of Eric Carle’s book.

The Monster at the End of This Book...starring Grover!


Grover tries to stop kids from turning the pages of this book app in this hilarious story about overcoming your fears.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Friends - Play & Explore


Preschoolers play eight learning games with the characters from Eric Carle's beloved children's books in this new app for iPhone, iPod, and iPad.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! - Dr. Seuss


Dr. Seuss' inventive holiday tale about how the Grinch tried to keep Christmas from coming.

Cat in the Hat - Read & Learn


This revamped version of the Dr. Seuss classic book overflows with fun animations, interactions, and learning games.

The Kissing Hand


In this heartfelt book app, a baby raccoon learns to overcome his fear of separating from his mother.

How Rocket Learned to Read - by Tad Hills


Darling story about how a little dog learns to read from a bird.

The Lorax


This book app elegantly transfers Dr. Seuss' classic cautionary tale of how industry's excesses can negatively impact an environment as kids read about how the Lorax tried to save his beloved Truffula Trees.

PopOut! The Night Before Christmas

1.99 - 4.99

Charmingly interactive version of the classic Christmas tale.

Wild About Books


A madcap story about how a bookmobile librarian accidentally arrives at the zoo and decides to lend the animals books.