Practice reading with The Beardless Gnome! The Beardless Gnome is a story about a gnome who could not grow a beard, but is rewarded by the virtue of patience. The Beardless Gnome helps your kids learn to read with karaoke-style narration and callouts to discover new words! The Beardless Gnomeis a free download! Touch objects to find out what they are! Touch words to hear how they are pronounced! Read along with word-for-word narration to practice reading!About the book:The Beardless Gnome follows the story of a decorative gnome who sits on a store shelf alone while all the other gnomes leave with customers. Since he has no beard, people think he looks strange. When a little girl finally purchases him, he begins an exciting journey visiting fun and distant places. On his travels with the caring girl, he sees other gnomes sitting in store windows. The lessons of waiting for the right time and being patient gently demonstrate to readers that good rewards come inUpgrade to the full version to unlock all the pages and enjoy the entire book! Find out what happens in the rest of The Beardless Gnome.Education doesnt have to be boring. It should be fun! Pickatale was made to improve childrens reading skills, to help them learn about animals, cultures, historical figures and more, and to have fun learning through reading books.How do we help children read and learn? Little ones can follow the books narration with highlighted words, and practice their reading! Curious ones can click on different objects and words to find out what they are! Big kids can show you how well they can read! Grown ups can join the fun during story time and read along with the kids!Our books are also available in a whole bunch of other languages, with even more coming soon! English Chinese Norwegian SwedishFeautures: Gorgeous and playful illustrations Read-a-long narration with captivating voices and highlighted words Engage young minds with e-book features that really get the most out of your iPad, while still keeping the "real book feel Touch objects and words to see and hear themAutoplay: Let the littlest children hear their favorite stories whenever they like.Read to Me: Children will have time to discover the different objects in The Beardless Gnome and then turn the page when theyre readyRead Myself: Challenge your children by letting them read The Beardless Gnome all by themselvesPickatale: 100 Interactive Children's Books (mobile app) is certified by the kidSAFE Seal Program. The kidSAFE Seal Program is an independent certification service and seal program that reviews and certifies the safety practices of children-friendly websites and applications, including kid-targeted game sites, virtual worlds, social networks, PC and mobile apps, web-connected devices, and other similar online and interactive products. Go to www.kidsafeseal.com for more information.