Based on an award-winning short film, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore book app is a magical combination of a great story, fabulous animated graphics, and film clips as well as inventive interactions.
A Fantasy Tale
This is a fantasy tale about a book-loving man who gets swept up by a tornado and is taken to a land where books are alive and can fly and talk. Morris Lessmore becomes the caretaker of these books, and in the process discovers that "Everyone's story matters."
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is one of the best book apps in iTunes. The story is poignant and well told through the video and hand-drawn illustrations. The narration is spot-on, as is the musical soundtrack. This sweet allegory of life is so well done that adults will likely find themselves getting emotional at the end.
An Extraordinary Book App!
Kids will enjoy the novelty of the interactions where on one page they are swirling the clouds to create the tornado; and on the next, their touch magically transforms a dark, stormy sky to blue. The book also provides places to play a virtual piano, solve a jigsaw puzzle and write words on a blank page.
The Bottom Line
When you finish reading this story that celebrates the wonder that books can inspire, you'll feel as if you just experienced something truly special in digital media.
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