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Making Things Come Alive at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content!

Making Things Come Alive at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content!

    The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, or the AFCC, is an annual event held by the Singapore Book Council at the National Library of Singapore. Comprising professional conferences, workshops, talks, and a book fair, the AFCC aims to celebrate and promote the creation of children’s content, with a focus on Asian themes. Parents…

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Andariya x Tusitala: Changing Social Narratives with Augmented Reality

Andariya x Tusitala: Changing Social Narratives with Augmented Reality

Sudan’s incredibly rich cultural and music offerings are unfortunately often hidden from the world underneath all the ongoing political turmoil and violence. Known throughout the region for their poetry and their surprisingly-catchy music and oral storytelling traditions, one group aims to change how we view Sudan. They recognize the “”immense gap in independent, gender and…

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Experience AFCC digitally this year

With the Asian Children’s Content Festival (AFCC) arriving soon, we’d like to share what we’ve been working on: The AFCC app which is currently available on the App Store (Sorry Android!). Our close relationship with AFCC has led to the birth of this app and there are many swanky features that we think you’d love….

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Peekaboo Barn

Here's another enjoyable, educational and entertaining app for our young readers. Peekaboo Barn is a charming barn adventure for toddlers and families to play on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Hear animals bark, moo and quack when you tap on the image. Touch the barn again and the barn doors close. Repeat this process to see and…

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Catch no ball about ebooks vs print books?

All the Lion City folks around us are in the mood of celebrating the nation's 47th birthday this week. At Tusitala, we are definitely doing our part as well. Presenting to you our Unofficial National Day Fun Pack item: information + graphics. We have been trying to 'kay poh' (poke our nose into) what's the…

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Amazon Upgrades Kindle App

Amazon recently announced a couple of nifty improvements to its Kindle for iOS, Kindle Cloud Reader and Kindle for Android apps. The three apps now support children’s books, comics and graphic novels. The comics and graphic novels are presented in what Amazon called Kindle Panel View, which showcases artwork in the panel-by-panel format similar to…

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Just who is Mr Chiizu?

Finally, a wonderful photo app for my iPhone with great illustrations! This is not your usual, cheesy starburst neo print effects app. Instead what you have is a great photo decoration app created and designed by accomplished international illustrators. “Mr. Chiizu combines the fun of Japanese photo booths (purikura) with original graphics created by popular…

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