* * * * * International Webby Award Honoree 2013! * * * * *Animated childrens stories and a video dictionary in American Sign Language, narration and captions. Stories have been selected carefully to support teachers working to the ECERS-R scale, and to complement Common Core State Standards. Children of all ages and abilities can enjoy books in this bundle.All stories have: clear narration so children can hear what words sound like (Phonological Awareness) captions so children can see what words look like (Phonics and Word Recognition). Captions can be customized by size, color contrast and font style to make reading easier for dyslexic children an American Sign Language translation for children who use ASL as a first language and for children learning to communicate in visual language (Comprehension and Collaboration, Knowledge of Language) each element can be switched on or off independently so teachers, carers and parents can change the delivery of each story as necessary ten video dictionary words (Vocabulary Acquisition and Use) two interactive games to extend storytelling, develop motor skills and encourage learning through playI love the app, we plan on purchasing all your books for our students. Lori Elliott, Arizona State School for the Deaf Your work continually furthers the scope of online innovation, setting the standard of excellence... The Webby Awards 2013Our awards: Royal Television Society Best Online Production award Human Rights award from RADAR International Clarion award for Corporate and Social Responsibility Medal from the UKIT Industry Awards for Digital Inclusion Media Award from the Plain English Campaign and a National Reading Hero Award from the National Literacy TrustBooks in Signed Stories Book Bundle #1 for Schools:The early bird caught the worm, the beautiful swan was once an ugly duckling and the modest turtle won the race - some of lifes best lessons are learned through folk and fairy tales!Little Bo PeepLittle Bo Peep has lost her sheep and doesnt know where to find them.... In this new take on the classic tale youll find out what the sheep really got up to..! This is a fun story that introduces children to rhyme, repetition and counting. Stone SoupThis book introduces the importance of cooperation and community in overcoming problems. It includes subjects that some children may find uncomfortable, for example the villagers say they are poor and hungry, though by working together as a group there is a happy ending for everyone.The Boy Who Cried WolfThis story is a modern version of the Aesops Fable, with simple text and colorful illustrations. It has an important moral - that we should always tell the truth - delivered in a child-friendly and effective way. The Frog PrinceThis lively retelling of The Frog Prince brings the traditional tale into the modern world, introducing the themes of sharing, keeping promises and accepting others. Both the frog and the princess start the story with no friends. By sharing and being kind, they find happiness. The Jelly That Wouldnt WobbleIf youre looking for a story to make children giggle, this book has it all! Its the princesss birthday party and she wants her special jelly. But theres a problem - it just wont wobble! This story is full of descriptive language to keep children engaged, and at the end we find out that its brains not brawn that win the day!The Ugly DucklingYou belong to someone, too. Youll just have to find them. In this story the ugly duckling goes looking for his family and comes across a number of other animals on his journey - but theyre not always very nice to him. This story introduces equality to children and encourages them to be accepting of others. Educational institutions can get 50% discount when purchasing 20 or more copies of the app through Apples Volume Purchase Program.