A new study by European researchers found that recollection of plot points and story lines were “significantly” worse for readers who read on a Kindle versus a paperback book, the Guardian reports.
A good example of an illustrated online comic. Updated every week.
I couldn’t find any link that explains who is doing this project.
Rob Grossberg, Co-Founder and CEO of TreSensa, Inc, is no stranger to HTML5 games. Tresensa has many HTML5 games in their own portfolio. He shares his thoughts about how HTML5 could help indie developers.
Grossberg, (2014). HTML5 as another avenue for indies. Game sauce. Retrieved from: http://gamesauce.org/news/2014/06/27/html5-as-another-avenue-for-indies/
The idea of tablets as devices for children didn’t come from the manufacturers: it came from parents. Apple’s first iPad in 2010, and the first wave of Android tablets that followed, were aimed at adults…
Dredge (2014, March 10) Apps for children in 2014: looking for the mobile generation. The Guardian. Retrieved from: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/mar/10/apps-children-2014-mobile-generation
What if someone had already figured out the answers to the world’s most pressing policy problems, but those solutions were buried deep in a PDF, somewhere nobody will ever read them?
A couple of years ago, Amanda Hocking needed to raise a few hundred dollars so, in desperation, made her unpublished novel available on the Kindle. She has since sold over 1.5m books and, in the process, changed publishing forever.
She is not an illustrator, but Amanda Hocking’s case, shows those hidden opportunities of selfpublishing and the use of new plattforms.
The world wide web is full of good examples of nice ideas horribly implemented, or bad ideas with good plattforms or designs. Here you will find some examples I found when i googled: Online illustrated books:
Free e-books for children:
Children’s story books online:
Abstract – We are proposing a platform for a new form of the book, the sBook, which is a combination of the codex book and the e-book. The sBook combines the advantages of these two formats of the book as well as some additional features that we have designed for this new hybrid book.
Some good examples of a digital online illustrated books.
The story happens in one single scenery, illustrations changes, after some point you need to scroll down and scroll right to discover the whole story:
Illustrated dreams diary:
Very nice animated illustration: http://www.immersive-garden.com/
A very classic example of illustration taking advantage of media resources:
A publication dedicated to exploring interactive storytelling