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Michael Garland's 'An Elf for Christmas'

November 24, 2011

By: Carisa Kluver

The Digital Media Diet

An adorable & unique story with breathtaking animated clips ...

This is a unique Christmas story about one of Santa's elves, Tingle. He gets left behind at a child's house under the tree and mistaken for a toy gift. After everyone is asleep later on Christmas night, Tingle mans a tiny toy plane that he manages to fly all the way back to the North Pole. Eventually, with the help of a friendly polar bear, Tingle is reunited with Mr. & Mrs. Clause in Santa's village. Solidly made with word-by-word highlighting, stunning animated clips and simple, swipe-style page turning. There are animated scenes in the 'read to me' mode only and no interactivity, but overall this is a top notch holiday storybook! Based on the 1999 print story by the same name.

This title is one of over two dozen titles briefly reviewed for a special post in our blog for the winter holidays, 2011.

All reviews are of the app, not the platform/device. Based originally on iPad versions. Minor technical details may vary.

 







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Michael Garland's 'An Elf for Christmas'

November 24, 2011

By: Carisa Kluver

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Author/Illustrator:
Michael Garland/P.J. Brennan

Developer:
Paul Scaturro

Length (time):
12 - 15 Minutes

Based on non-digital book: Yes

Allows Own Narration:
Yes

Uses Motion: No

Age: 4 - 9

Languages:
English •

Length (pages):
21 Pages

 

Story Synopsis - Michael Garland's 'An Elf for Christmas'

There is no synopsis for this title. It is part of a special post for Winter Holiday Books in our blog, The Digital Media Diet. This is one of our many seasonal & recommended reading lists. Publication Date: Winter 2011

 

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Orientation: Landscape

Format: iPad

Options:

Read to Me, Read Myself, Record, Home, Links to: Web, Facebook

App Release Date:
2010-11-19

 






Size: 61.79 MB

Version: 1.2

Lite Version Available: Yes

 

 

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